common blue salvia is the salvia officinalis. This blue salvia
is one of the most common varieties of salvia, and has spikes
of bright blue-violet blooms that appear for a few weeks in
mid to late spring. This blue salvia makes a most lovely early
season display of color.
blue salvia is the salvia Caradonna. This blue salvia, like
the blue hill salvia, has glowing purple stems covered in
violet flowers that bloom from June to October. The aromatic
foliage of this blue salvia is gray green in color, and makes
an attractive accent all summer long. With a plant height
of thirty inches, and a mature spread of twelve to eighteen
inches, this blue salvia was awarded the outstanding new Perennial
award in 2000 by the international hardy plants union.
salvia come in a variety of sizes and tints. The foliage ranges
from light green to gray-green to almost black. The blooms
can be true blue, to violet, to lavender. Wherever a gardener
would like to add a splash of vibrant blue color, the blue
salvia make a most excellent choice.