Blue Sage (Salvia Farinacea) - Blue Sage is perfect for the perennial border or the wild flower meadow. It is easily grown from Sage seeds, and it will attract butterflies and hummingbirds like a magnet! Plant Blue Sage wildflowers in a mass grouping for a dramatic display of blue for any sunny landscape setting. It is especially nice in cottage gardens, rock gardens or wild flower gardens.
The Blue Sage plant grows in a mound-shape with sprawling stems. It can reach 24 - 36 inches tall and just as wide. The Blue Sage flower is 3/4 inch long with 2 stamens and 1 pistil, and it has a sage-like aromatic fragrance. Three to nine inch spikes are filled with the tubular, dense blooms that range from dark blue to white. The foliage of Salvia Farinacea Blue Sage is usually a grayish green color and the leaves are quite common towards the lower half of the plant.
USDA Zones: 7 - 10
Height: 24 - 36 inches
Bloom Season: Mid-summer
Bloom Color: Blue
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Deer Resistant: Yes