Salvia (Salvia nemorosa 'Rose Queen') in the Salvias Database

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Rosenkonigin
Rosenkoenigin

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 24 inches
Plant Spread: 16 inches
Flower Color: Mauve
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: Deadheading faded flower spikes ensures more flowering throughout the season
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Various insects

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'Rose Queen' was a featured
Plant of the Day for March 9, 2016.

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Comments:
Posted by gardengus (Indiana Zone 5b) on Sep 21, 2011 8:04 PM

After the 2nd year this plant will flop, but can be cut back after first flower flush to rebloom.

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