Meadow sage 'Ostfriesland' - 'East Friesland' is dense growing, up to 1.5' tall x 0.7-1' wide perennial with spikes of violet-purple flowers.
Majority of Meadow sage cultivars or hybrids are clump forming, dense growing perennials, nearly with somewhat ground covering growth.
They flower for long period of time, starting in early summer - usually June, continuing till July, when cut back early (with still some blooms on) and adding a bit of fertilizer and some watering, they can rebloom and continue till the fall.
Very valuable perennials for sunny borders, with medium to drier or dry soils, due to it's tolerance to droughts, heat and air pollution are very important urban perennials and are often combined with grasses, Coreopsis, Echinacea, Perovskia, roses or daylilies.
Attracts butterflies and bees. Versatile and very long flowering perennial, easily regenerates after being cut back. Backbone of many flower beds in public spaces or private gardens. Plants are deer resistant.
Salvia nemorosa (or hybrids Salvia x sylvestris) comes form Europe, it is hardy in zones 4 to 8.
Pot Size : square 3.5" x 5" deep pot
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Outstanding plants. All five salvia are equal in size and quality; you don't often see that from every grower! Highly recommend!