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Salvia nemorosa 'Sensation Sky Blue'

#PPAF
Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Series: Sensation®

More About Salvia nemorosa 'Sensation Sky Blue' (PPAF)

  • An improved cultivar of Marcus™
  • Compact, mounding habit
  • Spikes of burgundy buds open to blue-violet 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: Late spring to midsummer
  • Flower Height: 30 cm
  • Foliage Height: 25 cm

Zone:

3

Height:

20-25 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Blue (light)
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Perennial Sage Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best grown in a moist, average 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 a possible late summer bloom. 


Salvia nemorosa 'Sensation Sky Blue' (PPAF) 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
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Fragrant
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Dwarf
Compact
Clumping
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging

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