Of the many Salvia nemorosa cultivars – this one is a stand out. Long slender heads of deep violet-blue, on dark, almost black stems. Long blooming with repeats through late spring, summer and autumn. Upright and neat growing Aromatic grey-green foliage forming a dense, low clump, while the flowers spire straight up. Will tolerate both heat and humidity well, and . Not fussy and will grow in both acid and lime soils. Copes with dry conditions once established and is rabbit resistant.
– Height with flowers: 45cm approx.
– Width: 45cm approx.
– Position: Full sun or Partial shade
– Soil: Well drained, very adaptive
– Fragrance: Foliage
– Frost: Hardy
– Growth: Perennial
– Attracts: Birds, Bees and Butterflies
– Care: Low maintenance, prune to keep shape
– Deer & Rabbit resistant: Yes! They don’t like the scent, Just like with culinary sage.
– Origin: Central and South America, Eastern Asia, Central Asia and Mediterranean.