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Salvia nemorosa 'Bumblesky'

#PP30085

Also called Perennial Sage


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Salvia nemorosa 'Bumblesky' - Bumblesky Meadow Sage - Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

Series: Bumble

More About Salvia nemorosa 'Bumblesky' (PP30085)

  • Compact, mounding habit
  • Spikes of sky-blue flowers
  • Deep-green, lance-shaped foliage
  • Excellent cut flower, fresh or dried
  • Bloom Time: early to midsummer
  • Flower Height: 40 cm
  • Foliage Height: 30 cm

Zone:

5

Height:

30-45 cm

Spread:

30-40 cm

Colour:

Blue (light)

Bumblesky Meadow Sage Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best grown in a moist or dry, well-drained soil, in full sun. They are drought tolerant once established. Shear back flowers after flowering to maintain a compact foliage habit and to encourage a late, summer bloom.

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Salvia nemorosa 'Bumblesky' (PP30085) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Fragrant
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Rock garden
Rock garden
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Dwarf
Compact
Clumping
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Patio plants
Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Salvia nemorosa 'Bumblesky'