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Salvia, Gentian Sage - SALVIA patens 'Cambridge Blue'

Salvia, Gentian Sage - SALVIA patens 'Cambridge Blue'

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SALVIA patens 'Cambridge Blue,' a breathtaking perennial that enchants your garden with its intense azure-blue flowers reminiscent of the vibrant hues found in the gentian flower. With its striking colour and graceful form, 'Cambridge Blue' Gentian Sage is a showstopper that adds elegance and charm to any landscape.

Intense Azure-Blue Blossoms: 'Cambridge Blue' is celebrated for its stunning, gentian-like, azure-blue flowers that create a visual spectacle in your garden. The vivid and electrifying colour makes it a standout feature in borders, beds, or as a captivating container plant, providing a touch of elegance and sophistication.

Graceful and Upright Growth: With a graceful and upright growth habit, 'Cambridge Blue' reaches heights of approximately 24 to 36 inches. This makes it an excellent choice for mid-border planting, adding vertical interest without overwhelming smaller garden spaces. The slender stems and lush foliage create an overall impression of refined beauty.

Long-lasting Blooms: Enjoy an extended display of blossoms from late spring well into the summer. 'Cambridge Blue' Gentian Sage is known for its generous blooming period, ensuring that your garden remains adorned with its captivating blue flowers for an extended duration.

Attracts Hummingbirds and Butterflies: The tubular flowers of 'Cambridge Blue' are irresistible to pollinators, particularly hummingbirds and butterflies. Invite these delightful visitors to your garden, creating a lively and buzzing ecosystem while contributing to the overall health of your outdoor space.

Versatile Landscape Accent: Whether used as a standalone specimen, in mass plantings, or as part of a cool-toned border, 'Cambridge Blue' adds a touch of refinement and natural beauty to various garden settings. Its azure-blue blooms complement other plants, creating a harmonious and visually appealing landscape.

• Botanical Name: SALVIA patens 'Cambridge Blue'
• Mature Size: 24-36 inches in height, 18-24 inches in spread
• Bloom Time: Late spring to summer
• Flower Colour: Azure-blue
• Light Requirements: Full sun to partial shade
• Soil Preferences: Well-drained, average soil
• Drought Tolerance: Moderate
• Hardiness Zone: 7-10

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