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Salvia uliginosa

Common Name(s):
Sky-blue sage
Categories:
Annuals, Perennials
Comment:

Sky-blue sage is an open, upright, spreading species of Salvia (sometimes listed as a half-hardy annual). Its ornamental appeal is the continuous display of small, clear sky blue flowers produced on the upright spikes. The flowers open in the morning and fall by late afternoon in hot weather, but are replaced by newly opening flowers the next morning. Tolerates poorly drained soils.

Season:
summer
Color:
blue
Height:
48-60 in.
Flower Color:
sky blue
Hardiness:
USDA Hardiness Zone 6-10
Propagation:
division of offshoots, cuttings
Exposure:
full sun
Soil:
moist, boggy soils to well-drained
Regions:
Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain
Origin:
Brazil, Uruguay
Tags:
blue, sun, perennial, summer

NCCES plant id: 776

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Salvia uliginosa S. uliginosa flower detail
Photo by K. M., CC BY - 2.0