Balkan clary [Blue Bouquetta] Salvia nemorosa Blue Bouquetta = 'Alkif'

Balkan clary [Blue Bouquetta]


[Blue Bouquetta] is a compact herbaceous perennial, 25cm high, with many stems, ovate, mid-green leaves, and dense racemes of blue-violet flowers from early summer to late autumn

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Balkan clary [Blue Bouquetta]

    • Common names

      Salvia nemorosa 'Alkif', Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Bouquet'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning required, but deadheading after the first flowering will encourage repeat flowering

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Patio & Container Plants City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by division in spring, or by basal or softwood cuttings in spring or early summer; propagation for resale is prohibited without a licence

  • insectPests

    Generally pest-free but may be affected by slugs and snails

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease-free but may be affected by powdery mildews and verticillium wilt