Salvia nemorosa 'Sensation Compact Blue'

Meadow Sage


Photo courtesy of Ball Horticulture

  • Compact, well branched habit
  • Provides blue flowers in early summer
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Fragrant
Fragrant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow in average to fertile soil.  Drought tolerant, however; will bloom better with regular watering.  Deadhead to promote longer bloom time. When cut back in summer, plant will often produce smaller flowers again in the fall.


Height: 12-14 in
Spacing: 14-16 in
Price Level 1: $7.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Blue
Zone: 5
Price Level 2: 5 for $35~#1
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Border or Bed
  • Dried Flower/ Foliage
  • Mass Planting
  • Container
  • Low Maintenance
  • Fragrant
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Mounding
  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer
  • Fall

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Dry Soil



Salvia nemorosa 'Sensation Compact Blue' looks great with: