Common Name: Perennial Salvia, Garden Sage Salvia N. Bumbleblue

Height:12.0-14.0 Inches

Spread:14.0-16.0 Inches

Hardiness Zones:3,4,5,6,7,8

 

Flower Color:Purple-blue shadesBlue shades

Foliage Color:Green shades

Sunlight:Full Sun (> 6 hrs. Direct Sun)

Water Requirements:Low Water NeedsAverage Water Needs

 

Soil Quality:Average Soil QualityFertile Soil Quality

Soil Chemistry:Acidic Soil (pH < 7.0)Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0)Alkaline Soil (pH > 7.0)

Bloomtime:Early Summer

Attracts Wings:Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsBee Friendly

 

Critter Resistant:Deer ResistantRabbit Resistant

Seasonal Interest:Dried Seed Heads

Growth Rate:Medium

 

Garden Style:Patio ContainerCottageEclectic

Other Features:Border PlantContainerCut FlowerCut FoliageDried FlowerEasy To GrowFragrant FlowersFragrant FoliageMass PlantingSmall

Origin:Not Native to North America

 

If you've ever had the opportunity to walk in a garden of Salvia in late spring, you know that bumblebees and other pollinators swarm to this perennial in droves. 'Bumbleblue' is prolific bloomer, producing loads of violet blue flowers on a petite habit of healthy, deep green foliage. Perfect for the front of the border or grown in pots.