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Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Queen' (Blaukoenigin)

Also called Perennial Sage


More About Salvia nemorosa Blue Queen ('Blaukoenigin')

  • AKA Salvia x superba 'Blue Queen'
  • 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:

4

Height:

55-60 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Violet
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Blue Queen 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.


Salvia nemorosa Blue Queen ('Blaukoenigin') 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
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Fragrant
Fragrant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
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

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Queen' (Blaukoenigin)

Salvia nemorosa 'Bumbleblue' (PPAF)

Salvia nemorosa 'Bumbleblue' (PPAF)

Bumbleblue Meadow Sage