SALVIA nemorosa 'Crystal Blue'

Commonly known as Balkan clary, Sage

A pale sky-blue variety and fully hardy
  • Deciduous
    Rough, ovate to lance-shaped, notched, wrinkled, mid-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long
  • Blue
  • Height
    50cm (20in)
  • Spread
    40cm (16in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Many-branched perennial. Produces flowers to 1cm (½in) long in dense, terminal racemes
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun

SALVIA nemorosa 'Crystal Blue'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Syn. S. deserta. Wildlife plant - insects. To prolong flowering remove flower spikes as they fade
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs, snails on young growth
    Place of origin
    Europe to central Asia. Garden origin. USA. Michigan. Chance seedling
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
    Tubular
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Scented Plants
    Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Moderately fertile. Humus-rich
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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