Blue Sage (Salvia azurea)

  • adds a touch of cerulean blue to the flower garden
  • very pollinator-friendly
  • host plant for the Hermit Sphinx moth (pictured above)
  • full sun
  • medium to dry soil
  • 5 ft. tall
  • blooms August, September
  • zones 4 - 9
  • can be "floppy" at times; requires support from tall grasses in a prairie garden or can be pinched back to create a more compact plant


  • NATIVE STATE LISTING for Salvia azurea

    AL, AR, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MO, MS, NC, NE, NM, NY, OH, OK, SC, TN, TX, UT, WI


PEACE LILY greenhouse & nursery

"Gardening with a humanitarian purpose."

Please visit the group Pollinator Friendly Yards on Facebook.  Leslie Nelson Inman was my initial inspiration.  Hopefully, she will be yours.