Salvia azurea

blue sage, azure blue sage

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

wildlife plant   wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 3-5 ft    Width: 2-4 ft
Flower Color: flower color      blue
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Wildflower garden, suitable for naturalizing. Blooms July-October.
Propagation: Seed, cuttings.
Availability: Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales, Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, clay, loam

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Valuable nectar source for native bees and other pollinators.
Native Habitats: Flatwoods, sandhills, pine-oak-hickory woods, secondary woods.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A