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Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Hill' (Blauhuegel)

Also called Perennial Sage


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More About Salvia nemorosa Blue Hill ('Blauhuegel')

  • AKA Salvia x superba 'Blue Hill'
  • Clump forming, upright, mounding habit
  • Dense flower spikes of violet-blue flowers
  • Dark green, basal leaves, 12.5 cm long
  • Foliage has a fragrance when crushed
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to midsummer

Zone:

3

Height:

45-50 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Violet

Blue Hill 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 Blue Hill ('Blauhuegel') Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Fragrant
Fragrant
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Mounding
Compact

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Hill' (Blauhuegel)