Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Salvia nemorosa Marcus (Garden Sage)

Petite spikes of violet blue flowers on dark purple calyxes grow on bright green stems in round clumps, along with deep green aromatic lanceolate foliage. Moderate growth rate. *Mutation of S. ‘East Friesland’.

Blooms early summer
1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Consistent Moisture
Patent Info PP# 13322, CPBR# 1837