Blue Anise Sage (Salvia coerulea 'Omaha Gold') in the Salvias Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Salvia coerulea Accepted
Salvia guaranitica Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 5 - 6 feet
Plant Spread: 3 - 4 feet
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Other: Cobalt blue
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


'Omaha Gold' was a featured
Plant of the Day for December 2, 2015.

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Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on Apr 1, 2013 1:30 AM

Blue Anise Sage (Salvia 'Omaha Gold') needs some support, especially in windy areas. It also has to have excellent drainage.

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