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UPC: 794094313763
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Common Name: Dwarf Woodland Sage, Dwarf Meadow Sage
Plant Type: Perennial
Exposure: Sun
Hardiness Zone: 3-9
Bloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Summer-Fall
Garden Height: 10-12 Inches
Garden Spread: 10-12 Inches
Size Category: Short: 18 Inches or less
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Deer Resistant: Yes
Pot Size: 5.25 Inch Square Pot

Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Marvel'


Pot Size: 5.25 Inch Square Pot

  • Dwarf variety compact enough for containers or small beds
  • Bred for extra-large blooms -- in vivid blue!
  • Long blooming variety that goes all summer

'Blue Marvel' has the largest flowers of all the nemorosa varieties. Large spikes of deep blue flowers are held atop a bushy clump of grey-green foliage from late spring through fall. Excellent for cut flowers as well.

Uses: Beds, Borders, Containers, Cottage Gardens, Cut Flower, Edging, Mass Planting, Rock Gardens
Nature Attraction: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance: Deer, Rabbit
Notable Features: Fragrant Flowers & Foliage, Good Cut Flower; Fresh or Dried, Drought Tolerant
Growth Habit: Upright

Homeowner Growing Tips: Grow in full sun, preferably, or with partial shade in southern locations. Provide moist, well-drained, moderately fertile soil; amend with compost before planting. Reasonably drought tolerant once established, though blooms best with regular watering. Removing faded flowers helps to encourage repeat blooming; or you can simply cut the whole plant back hard after flowering is complete. In spring, cut back to 3" high & apply a balanced granular fertilizer.