Salvia nemorosa 'Haeumanarc_ Marcus' PP#13,322

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Hybrid Sage

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

'Marcus' is a dwarf perennial variety salvia with deep violet flower spikes that exhibits a very long bloom time. Typically only grows to 8-10" in the Midwest. Foliage is blue-green with pleasing texture.

Height

8-12 Inches

Spread

12-15 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Interesting Notes

'Marcus' was discovered growing as a naturally occuring mutation of S. 'Osfriesland' in Germany in 1998. 'Marcus' was patented under the cultivar name of 'Haeumanarc' but the Royal Horticultural Society lists it as 'Marcus'.

Bloom Time

June-August

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

If deadheaded after bloom they will quickly bounce back with more flowers. Very drought tolerant once established.
Consider the unpleasant foliage scent of this plant when situating.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Coreopsis (Coreopsis ), Blanket Flower (Gaillardia ), Stonecrop (Sedum spectabile), Maiden Pinks (Dianthus deltoides), Daylily (Hemerocallis )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Attributes & Uses
Containers
Cut Flowers
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Blue-Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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