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Salvia nemorosa 'East Friesland' (Ostfriesland)

Also called Perennial Sage


More About Salvia nemorosa East Friesland ('Ostfriesland')

  • Other species names: sylvestris or superba
  • Compact, upright, mounding, clump forming habit
  • Spiky, dark purple to violet flowers
  • Gray-green, basal leaves, 12.5 cm long
  • Foliage has a fragrance when crushed
  • Bloom Time: Early to midsummer
  • Flower Height: 50 cm
  • Foliage Height: 25 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

20-25 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Blue (deep)

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 East Friesland ('Ostfriesland') Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright
Compact
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Salvia nemorosa 'East Friesland' (Ostfriesland)