Salvia s. 'Merleau Blue'

Salvia s. 'Merleau Blue'

$10.00 Regular Price
$4.00Sale Price

Common name: Perennial Sage


Compact and covered with deep purple spikes of flowers, it's easy to see how Merleau Blue earned the Fleuroselect Gold Medal. Beloved by pollinators, it's perfect in border planting. Deadheading is rewarded by new blooms. Easy to grow, easy to love.


Our perennials come nestled in a 4" square CowPot with a free metal plant ID marker. Learn more about why we think CowPots are so awesome here.


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  • Features & Care

    Attracts:     Pollinators, Butterflies, Bees, Hummingbirds

    Resists:      Deer, Rabbit

    Zone:         3 - 8

    Height:      12" - 16"

    Width:       12" - 18"

    Light:         Full Sun

    Blooms:     Spring to early summer

    Flowers:     Cut, Dried, Fragrant

    Water:       Low to Average needs
Soil:           Well drained, Tolerates salt

    Patio:         Can be grown in a container

    Native:      Not native to North America

  • How to Plant

    CowPots are made from composted cow manure. As the pot decomposes, it feeds the roots of the plant helping it get off to a great start. We like to say the perennials think they're delicious and nutritious! :-)

    You will plant the pot along with the plant. No need to put holes in the pot or remove the bottom. It decomposes faster than all other non-plastic pot options and the roots easily push through.

    Place the plant in the hole so that the top of the soil in the pot matches the soil line in the garden. Ensure that soil is pressed against the pot on all sides and the bottom. Keep the area inside and outside the pot moist (but not soggy) for 3 to 4 weeks until the plant is established.

  • Shipping Information

    We ship to the 48 continental US states only.

    Spring shipping begins in April and continues until temperatures make shipping prohibitive (typically late June through August). Fall shipping begins in September through mid-October. Shipping may be held up due to cold or hot temperatures, or extreme wet conditions.

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  • Awards, Credits, Patents

    Winner: European Fleuroselect Gold Medal, 2007

    Photo: Walters Gardens