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Salvia 'Marine Blue'

Common Name:
Germander sage
Plant Type:
Evergreen shrub
Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)
Geographic Origin:
Hybrid origin
California Native?:
Plant Size:
18-24 inches high
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Mixed plantings
Flowering Season:
Spring to fall
Flower Color:
Dark blue
Sun or light shade
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate to little watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 15 degrees F. or less
Originating in Australia and selected by Sue Templeton, this hybrid sage undoubtedly is close to S. chamaedryoides. Generally leafy, the blue green leaves are larger than in S. chamaedryoides, spikes of dark blue flowers appear spring to fall in milder gardens.