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Salvia nemorosa 'Rose Queen'

Also called Perennial Sage


 Suitable Substitutions for Salvia nemorosa 'Rose Queen'

 

More About Salvia nemorosa 'Rose Queen'

  • Other species names: sylvestris or superba
  • Spikes of burgundy buds open to pink flowers
  • Flowers and buds together give a two-toned appearance
  • Green, oblong foliage is fragrant when crushed
  • Excellent cut flower, fresh or dried
  • Bloom Time: May to June
  • Flower Height: 60 cm
  • Foliage Height: 45 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

40-45 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Pink

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 'Rose Queen' 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
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging