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Salvia nemorosa ‘New Dimension Blue’ (Sage)

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Salvia nemorosa ‘New Dimension Blue’ (Sage) is a compact, bushy perennial with erect, chubby spikes of deep and intense violet-blue flowers appearing in late spring. Rising well above a round clump of aromatic, green foliage, they last for weeks until late summer, and bring strong color and form to the summer border.

  • Grows up to 8-10 in. high (20-25 cm) and 12-18 in. wide (30-45 cm).
  • Enjoys full sun (light shade is tolerated) in average, dry to medium, well-drained soils. Sandy or gravelly soils with good drainage are preferred!
  • Makes an attractive accent in perennial borders, butterfly gardens or cottage gardens. Combines beautifully with yellow Achillea (Yarrow), daylilies or interspersed with roses. Very useful and adaptable in the garden, it is trouble-free and easy to grow.
  • Drought tolerant and deer resistant, it is a real magnet for butterflies, hummingbirds and bees!
  • Remove spent flower spikes to promote further blooms and cut back after flowering is over.

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Requirements

Hardiness 4 - 9
Heat Zones 5 - 9
Climate Zones 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Lamiaceae
Genus Salvia
Common names Sage
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Height 8" - 10"
(20cm - 25cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 18" (50cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Tolerance Drought, Deer, Rabbit, Dry Soil
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Edging, Patio And Containers, Small Gardens
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Mediterranean Garden, Prairie and Meadow
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Salvia nemorosa ‘Perfect Profusion’ (Sage)
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Salvia involucrata ‘Bethellii’ (Rosy-Leaf Sage)
Salvia ‘Little Kiss’ (Sage)
Salvia coccinea ‘Summer Jewel Lavender’ (Scarlet Sage)

Recommended Companion Plants

Achillea ‘Terracotta’ (Yarrow)
Rosa ‘Felicia’ (Hybrid Musk Rose)
Astrantia major ‘Roma’ (Great Masterwort)
Eschscholzia californica (California Poppy)

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Requirements

Hardiness 4 - 9
Heat Zones 5 - 9
Climate Zones 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Lamiaceae
Genus Salvia
Common names Sage
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Height 8" - 10"
(20cm - 25cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 18" (50cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Tolerance Drought, Deer, Rabbit, Dry Soil
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Edging, Patio And Containers, Small Gardens
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Mediterranean Garden, Prairie and Meadow
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