salvia nemorosa

Commonly known as Violet Sage or Salvia, this upright perennial boasts numerous spikes of violet-blue flowers. Striking purple-black stems stand in stark contrast with its gray-green foliage. Especially attractive in mass plantings, Salvia is a perfect addition to your pollinator garden!

Exposure: Full Sun

Size: 1 to 2 ft, Height and Width

Bloom Time: June to September

Fun Facts:

– Native to Europe and west-central Asia.

– Genus name comes from Latin word salveo, meaning to save or heal in reference to the reported medicinal properties.