« Previous Plant  |  Next Plant »

Salvia nemorosa Ostfriesland ('East Friesland')

Meadow Sage (Perennial Sage)

Dense, compact clumps of erect stems hold long spikes of intense dark purple violet flowers over gray-green foliage.

  • »  Other species names: sylvestris or superba
  • »  Compact, upright, mounding, clump forming habit
  • »  Spiky, dark purple to violet flowers
  • »  Gray-green, basal leaves, 12.5 cm long
  • »  Foliage has a fragrance when crushed
  • »  Bloom Time: Early to midsummer
  • »  Flower Height: 50 cm
  • »  Foliage Height: 25 cm

1gal
$19.25
Exposure
Full Sun
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Birds
Attracts Butterflies
Growth Rate
Medium
Flowering Time
Summer
Habit
Clumping
Compact
Mounding
Upright
Foliage Color
Green
Landscape uses
Border/edging
Rock garden
Planting instructions
Container Plants
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Salvia nemorosa 'Ostfriesland'

Best grown in a moist or dry, well-drained soil, in full sun. They are drought tolerant once established. Shear back flowers after flowering to maintain a compact foliage habit and to encourage a late, summer bloom.