Meadow Sage (Salvia pratensis subsp. haematodes 'Indigo') in the Salvias Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 18 - 30 inches
Plant Spread: 18 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Gray-green
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Other: Deep violet-blue
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading faded flower spikes ensures more flowering throughout the season
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

Courtesy Robin's Salvias

'Indigo' was a featured
Plant of the Day for October 10, 2016.

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By vic
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Location: western OregonDate: 2016-01-02
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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How did your Salvia garden grow in 2018? by Danita Dec 1, 2018 10:04 PM 28
starting cuttings in water by carolem Jan 28, 2018 6:09 AM 24
a blue salvia - anyone know it? by carolem Dec 28, 2017 3:37 PM 3
Overwintering tender plants by covering them with leaf bags by WardDas Feb 10, 2016 10:15 PM 4
What Plant Varieties Are You Going To Get In 2016? by Marilyn May 27, 2016 6:22 PM 82
Plant List Orders For 2015 by Marilyn Apr 20, 2016 12:57 AM 20
Mystic Spires Salvia by Sheridragonfly Nov 8, 2014 11:53 PM 6
Kind of a mystery salvia by Skiekitty Jul 9, 2014 8:40 PM 4
May Night Salvia by Frillylily Jun 12, 2014 8:42 AM 20
My Mail Order Plants For 2014 by Marilyn Mar 4, 2015 6:40 PM 57
A mix of Agastache by jvdubb Sep 6, 2013 9:07 AM 29
Salvia 'Indigo Spires' by Marilyn Oct 8, 2013 6:16 PM 9
My Mail Order Plants For 2013 by Marilyn Apr 4, 2013 12:13 AM 43
Talking Salvias by Marilyn Nov 11, 2013 9:54 PM 250
Let's talk about Salvias & Agastaches! (CLOSED) by Danita Oct 27, 2012 10:05 AM 432
WooHoo! Salvia! by wcgypsy Mar 20, 2017 3:54 AM 112
Agastache Winter Losses by Newyorkrita Jan 8, 2013 9:55 AM 18

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