My Earmarked PlantsSend to a Friend

Salvia transsylvanica - 'Blue Spire'

Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Ground-Hugging Rounded Clump
Size Large Border / Screening Plant (1.8 to 3m height)
Colours Dark blue Flowers (Summer late), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy, Seaside Friendly
Growth Fast Growing Plant
Earmark this plant  

Salvia transsylvanica - Cultivation Notes

This hardy Salvia requires a sheltered warm location in full sun. Tolerating draughty conditions and flourishing on any decent free draining garden soil and suitable for planting on chalky or sandy soils. Cut back after flowering to encourage second autumnal flush of bloom.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Salvia transsylvanica:

  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Suitable for exposed coastal planting
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
If you like this plant you may also be interested in these:
plants for pots and containers
coastal plants

View all the plants listed in Genus Salvia

View other herbaceous flowers with dark blue flowers, or herbaceous flowers with medium green foliage

Did you know you can display our images on your website or blog for free?