shrub, perennial

Salvia azurea var. grandiflora | Prairie Sage, Pitcher Sage

Prairie Sage, also known as Pitcher Sage, is a shrubby perennial with sky blue flowers. It is a tough plant that accepts about any well drained soil. In its native habitat it competes with prairie grasses. Cut back in midsummer to develop multi-branching plants that produce more flowers. Canopy coverage: 7 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -20F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 4 feet high

Width: 3 feet wide


Foliage Color: light green

Flower Color: blue

Flower Season: summer, fall

Wildlife: bees, birds, butterflies