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Salvia transsylvanica ‘blue cloud’

$8.00

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Transylvanian sage

Produces branched stems 50 – 90 cm tall, with whorls of deep blue flowers from late spring through summer. Tolerant of cold and dry conditions. Attractive to bees and butterflies. 50 – 90 cm

  • 9 cm pot

12 in stock

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Description

Common name: Transylvanian sage

Salvia are the largest genus of plants in the sage (Lamiaceae) family, with nearly 1000 species. Salvia include shrubs, herbaceous perennials, and annuals. Salvia are naturally distributed over three distinct regions of diversity: Central and South America ( approx: 600 species); Central Asia and the Mediterranean (250 species); Eastern Asia (90 species). There are salvia for every type of garden, and in many colours.

S. transylvanica is a herbaceous perennial native to a wide area from north and central Russia to Romania. Plants form basal clumps of crinkly green leaves. Plants are very cold and dry hardy.

S. transylvanica ‘Blue Cloud’ produces branched stems 50 – 90 cm tall, with whorls of deep blue flowers from late spring through summer. Cutting the finished flowers off will encourage more flowering, though left to form seed they will seed easily. Attractive to bees and butterflies.

  • 50 – 90 cm
  • Full sun
  • Very cold hardy
  • Dry tolerant
  • 9 cm pot