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Salvia uliginosa 'Ballon Azul'

This is shorter than the standard Salvia uliginosa, so less likely to need staking, but with the same, pretty and intense turquoise coloured flowers.
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1 x 9cm pot

3 x 9cm pots

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Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
August - Novemeber
Height
90cm (36in)
Group/Species
uliginosa
Common name
Dwarf Bog Sage
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
45cm (18in)
Cultivation
Plant in moist but well-drained soil in a sunny, sheltered spot and sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole. For best effect plant in groups of 3's.

Description

This is shorter than the standard Salvia uliginosa, so less likely to need staking, but with the same, pretty and intense turquoise coloured flowers.

Care Tips

A fully hardy salvia that can withstand more moisture than most species. A winter mulch is still best for young plants that are not established.