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Salvia uliginosa

$8.00

Bee friendly plantsButterfly friendly plants

 

Bog sage

Gorgeous sky-blue flowers on wiry stems to 120 cm. Flowering is from mid-summer to autumn.  Great as mass planting especially in cottage gardens and naturalistic settings. Flowers are a bee and butterfly magnet.

  • 1 liter pot

5 in stock

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Description

Common name: Bog sage

Salvia are the largest genus of plants in the sage (Lamiaceae) family, with nearly 1000 species. Salvias include shrubs, herbaceous perennials, and annuals. Salvias 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. uliginosa has gorgeous sky-blue flowers on wiry stems to 120 cm. Flowering is from mid-summer to autumn. Foliage is light green. Plants are hardy and spread by underground runners. Despite its common name plants are moderately dry hardy but do best with some summer moisture and good drainage. Lovely airy flowers for the back of a border, especially in cottage gardens and naturalistic settings. Flowers are a bee and butterfly magnet.

  • 120 x 1 meter
  • Hardy
  • Full sun to light shade
  • 1 liter pot