Salvia nemorosa East Friesland

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$9.95 ea. (3+ discount) $9.50 ea.

In stock for Fall 2017

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A multitude of 1 1/2' vivid violet-purple spikes above nicely mounded foliage starting in early June. East Friesland is heavily flowering over a nicely textured leaf. A spectacular source of dark, intense color that pairs well with Shasta Daisies.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 18"
Spacing: Plant 16" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower: Purple
Accent: Purple
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Tried & True Classic
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • OK in Containers
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

Salvia General Information

Salvia are excellent, easy-to-grow plants for a summer show of intense color. Salvia perform best in full sun. A real heat lover; they respond well to shearing after blooming to prompt fresh foliage and blooms.

Salvia Plant Care

Prefers moist but well-drained soil. Can be divided every 3 - 5 years in early spring. After blooming, cut down to basal growth, as new growth will be more appealing. May flop if given too rich soil or excessive shade. Blooms more profusely with regular watering. Dislikes a spot that is damp over the winter.