Meadow Sage

East Friesland Meadow Sage

May 24, 2022
Adams Fairacre Farms

Tall, vibrant spikes of intense violet-blue flowers on erect purple stems emerge above the compact, shrub-like clump of dense, fragrant, gray-green foliage. A great deer and rabbit resistant choice for infusing borders and containers with stunning color. An herbaceous perennial.

Hardiness Zone
Zones 4-9

Water Needs

Sun Needs
Full Sun

Soil Needs
Tolerates poor soil

Appearance and Characteristics


Flower Color
Purple shades

Foliage Color
Grey-green shades

Blooming Time
Early Summer to Fall

16-18 Inches

Plant Uses & Characteristics
Showy flowers
Good flowers for cutting
Works for borders, rock gardens
Rabbit resistance
Deer resistant

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