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Prairie Sage, New Mexico form
Shipping begins in early September, coldest zones first. Buy now and we'll ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region.
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By Hummingbird Ranch
from Tesuque, New Mexico
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Comments about High Country Gardens Salvia azurea:
Of the twelve I ordered five were too small to survive planting. Although they arrived in the five inch deep pots they had almost NO roots to sustain them. I could not have been more disappointed in the whole order. It was weeks late, on top of everything else. How sad to have this formerly amazing plant source turn into this.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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Intense blue towering beacon of beauty
from Penrose Colorado
All shipments arrive beautifully packaged, super healthy plants complete with detailed instructions.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
from NW Kansas
Very unusual HARDY plant. Going to get more this spring. Would recommend to anyone as it sure adds a special touch to my garden
Tips For Growing Salvia
Salvia (commonly referred to as ‘Sage’) represent a huge family of ornamental plants that attract a variety of pollinators to their nectar rich flowers. They are resistant to deer and rabbits.
Western Native Salvia: : It is from the Western US that we find our most beautiful native salvia species. For attracting hummingbirds, there are no finer flowers than the Western native sages. Typically, this group of Salvia prefer ‘lean’ (not very fertile), well drained soils. They will grow in dry clay conditions in arid climates but will rot out in clay soils where there is more than about 15 to 18” of precipitation annually.
Western sages include:
Old Wolrd Salvia: The Old World Salvia include some of the very best, most durable, longest-lived perennials. These salvia are an excellent choice for gardeners across most of the United States. ‘Old World’ Sages bloom primarily in shades of blue, pink and white. They are well adapted to cold climates and a wide range of soils including clay. The European Salvia are incredibly attractive to honey bees, many of our native bees and bumble bees as well as butterflies.
Old World varieties include:
More in-depth guidance for growing Salvia: Planting Nectar Rich Salvia to Attract Pollinators to the Garden, Sage Advice, The Spectacular Salvia and Cold Hardy, Late Summer / Early Fall Blooming Sages.
Our Standard Plant Shipping is 3 Days!
Plant Shipping: Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region.
Your plant orders are scheduled to arrive within 3 days or less of leaving our greenhouses. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges.
Grass Plugs & Seed: Most orders ship within 5-8 business days (all zones).
Gardening Goods:All non-plant items ship within 2-3 days.
Standard shipping costs are $4.99 and up, depending on the size of the order.
Make Fast Even Faster: For ‘Rush’ same week delivery, please call customer service at 800-925-9387.
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