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Salvia uliginosa

Bog Sage, Blue Spike Sage

Perennials, Flowers

From moistlowlands in South America.Upright, dense; to 4–6 ft. tall,3–4 ft. wide, spreading aggressivelyby rhizomes. Smoothgreen leaves are lance-shaped,toothed; they reach 3 1/2 in. longnear plant’s base, decrease insize toward top. Branched inflorescencewith 5–6-in. stemscarries whorls of 1/2-in., intensesky blue flowers with whitethroat, wide lower lip. Bloomssummer through fall. To restrainspread, give only moderatewater or confine roots by plantingin 15-gal. nursery can sunkin ground to rim.

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