Sage (Salvia nemorosa 'Schwellenburg') in the Salvias Database

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 12-24 inches
Plant Spread: 12-18 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Rosy-purple
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading the flower spikes, may encourage more flowering
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Pollution
Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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