General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Gray-green
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Remove spent flower spikes to encourage more.
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2013 Great Plant Picks award winner

Common names
  • Violet Sage
  • Ornamental Meadow Sage
  • Balkan Clary
  • Perennial Woodland Sage
  • Meadow Sage
  • Salvia
Also sold as:
  • Blauhügel
  • Blauhuegel
  • Blue Mound
  • Blau Hugel
  • Blue Hill

'Blauhugel' was a featured
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  • Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Jun 17, 2015 10:36 PM concerning plant:
    This is a beautiful Salvia and is easy to grow. A great choice to add some blue to the garden. I've been growing 'Blue Hill' for many years and I love it. Dependable every year. I've grown it in the ground and this year I've planted another one in a 20-inch container and it is doing great.
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