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Salvia 'Big Blue' PVP 201700218

Big Blue Sage

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Item #: 16696

Zones: 7b to 10b

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 48" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Hybrid

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)


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(aka: Salvia PAS1246577) Salvia 'Big Blue' is a Ball/Pan Am Seed introduction of a cross of Salvia longispicata x Salvia farinacea. Although the cross is the same that produced the 1979 introduction, Salvia 'Indigo Spires', this is a dramatic improvement, almost certainly a ploidy (doubled chromosome) shift. For us, it produces a 4' tall x 3' wide, tight clump that includes the dramatic 1' tall floral spikes of dark bluish-purple from early June (NC) until frost. Salvia 'Big Blue' is as good of an accent plant as it is a bee magnet.