Salvia azurea – Blue Sage
An adored Missouri native perennial, Blue Sage, Salvia azurea, delights us with lovely azure blue flowers. In midsummer through fall spires of 2-lipped flowers top stiff 3-5′ stems. Attracts butterflies resists deer.
Plants can be kept shorter if pruned in spring.
Easy to grow in average, well drained soils in full sun. Blue Sage prefers moist soil but is drought tolerant once established. Plants will continue to bloom if spent flowers are removed.
Plant in full sun to light shade and well-drained soil. Even though drought tolerant, for best blooming keep consistently watered.