Salvia sp. 'Blue Chiquita'

Category: Sun Perennials
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: northeastern Mexico
Evergreen: yes
Flower Color: light purple
Bloom Time: fall
Height: 2 to 3 ft
Width: 2 to 3 ft
Exposure: sun to part shade
Irrigation: medium
Cold Hardiness: 10 F
Description: This bright blue flowering salvia has distinctive, rich-green foliage, distinctly marked with silver-white down on the undersides. In mid-fall, the 3' spikes of electric blue flowers thrill viewers and hummingbirds alike. If possible, plant where there is a breeze to better enjoy its silver-backed leaves fluttering in the sunlight.