General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 36 - 42 inches
Plant Spread: 24 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Salvia
  • Anise-Scented Sage
  • Blue Anise Sage
  • Guarani Sage
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Salvia coerulea
  • Synonym: Salvia guaranitica

'Blue Ensign' was a featured
Plant of the Day for May 7, 2016.
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Location: sheri's healing flower garden zone 8b
Date: 2015-09-14
Stems are sturdy, hummingbird loves to sit on them!
Location: Sheri's healing flower garden 8b
Date: 2015-09-19
Blue Ensign gets a Hummingbird's attention!
Location: Alabama
Date: 2014-05-30
Blue Ensign
Location: Sheri's healing flower garden zone 8b
Date: 2015-09-19
 Blue ensign salvia is their very favorite treat!
Location: southeast alabama
Date: 2015-05-27
Emerging growth and buds on Blue Ensign!
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2016-04-27
FBTS orders arrived today
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2016-04-27
FBTS orders arrived
Location: southeast alabama
Date: 2015-06-13
This is the most erect salvia I own and the most beautiful blue c
Location: southeast alabama
Date: 2015-05-31
tall upright blue ensign salvia
Location: southeast alabama
Date: 2015-05-27
Blue ensign is an awesome blue color!
Photo by Sheridragonfly
Photo by Sheridragonfly
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2016-04-27
FBTS orders just arrived. Love this bright blue color!
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Salvia coerulea by Hemophobic Sep 21, 2015 12:27 PM 0

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