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Salvia horminum 'Blue Monday' (Annual Sage)

Annual Sage 'Blue Monday', Salvia Viridis 'Blue Monday', Annual Clary 'Blue Monday'


Showing off its large, intensely violet-blue bracts from summer to fall, Annual Sage 'Blue Monday' (Salvia horminum or Salvia viridis) is among the most rewarding plants in the summer garden.

  • Grows vigorously in multi-branched clumps, up to 2 ft. tall (60 cm) and 1 ft. wide (30 cm)
  • Thrives in full sun to light shade in humus rich, well-drained soils.
  • Prized by gardeners for its spectacular display, it provides a welcomed vertical accent to beds, borders as well as containers.
  • Highly popular for its long-lasting flowers that make excellent cut flowers and compliment any dried arrangements. Perfect for the cutting garden!
  • Easy to grow, low maintenance, relatively pest and disease free, attracts butterflies and hummingbirds and blends nicely with any other annuals or perennials for the best effect!
  • Tends to be ignored by deer and rabbits.
  • May be grown from seeds, starting indoors 10 weeks prior to the last spring frost date.
  • Deadhead to encourage new blooms, but let some reseed.

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Requirements

Hardiness 3 – 11
Heat Zones 1 – 12
Plant Type Annuals
Plant Family Salvia - Sages
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 10" – 1' (25cm – 30cm)
Spacing 9" – 12" (22cm – 30cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Dried Arrangements, Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Deer
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Coastal Garden, Informal and Cottage, Mediterranean Garden

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Requirements

Hardiness 3 – 11
Heat Zones 1 – 12
Plant Type Annuals
Plant Family Salvia - Sages
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 10" – 1' (25cm – 30cm)
Spacing 9" – 12" (22cm – 30cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Dried Arrangements, Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Deer
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Coastal Garden, Informal and Cottage, Mediterranean Garden

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