Northeast Pollinator Plants
Salvia azurea (Blue Sage)
We ship only to the New England and New York states. If you live near Fairfax, VT, consider buying at our farm, River Berry Farm.
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Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep.
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Common Name: Blue Sage
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies
Use: Garden or Naturalizing
Light: Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: (4)5 to 9 USDA Zone Map
Soils: Dry to Medium
Flower Time: July - Late September
Flower Color: Blue (really!)
Notes: Salvia azurea (Blue Sage) is a beautiful blue flowering sage, though watch the hardiness zone(!). Bloom time can be extended by removing spent blooms if plants in moist soil. Noted as deer-resistant by UVM.
Host plant of
VT Bee Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN):
Bombus pensylvanicus (American Bumble bee)
Osmia lignaria (Blue Orchard bee)
Naturalized in NY, western CT, native to Midwest, Central and Southern US: Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).