Packet of 10 Seeds for growing Perennial Blue Sage Blue Salvia (Salvia azurea)
Blue Sage/ Salvia azurea Bloom Color: Blue Bloom period: July-Oct Height: 3-5’ Plant: full sun, part shade
Loved by a variety of pollinators and butterflies Blue sage will grow well in full sun or part shade and thrives in most any garden soil.
Large 2-lipped electric blue flowers in whorls along the top of square stems. Great late season companion for other fall bloomers. Drought tolerant.
Planting instructions: Spring planting: place entire seed packet in refrigerator for 30 to 45 days before the last Spring frost in your area. After danger of frost has passed, scatter seed mix into a raked and prepared flower bed. Press seed firmly into soil then water the area lightly but thoroughly. Most seed will emerge in several weeks, some seed may require a longer germination period. Fall planting: Scatter seed into a raked and prepared flower bed. Press seed firmly into soil then water the area lightly but thoroughly. Seed sown in the fall will emerge in the Spring at the proper time for your region.
If all seeds do not sprout the 1st season, be patient! They will likely sprout in the next growing season
Packet of 10 ships in a small brown envelope with the name and quantity hand printed on the packet. Saving you money and helping us to share our bounty with you! Please refer back to this listing for planting instructions.
**Photos of plants are from our garden, the Dunbar Memorial Garden and Monarch Waystation and were taken during the 2017 growing season*