Balkan clary 'Ostfriesland' Salvia nemorosa 'Ostfriesland'

Balkan clary 'Ostfriesland'


'Ostfriesland' is a compact, bushy perennial with narrowly ovate leaves and dense erect racemes of deep violet-blue flowers with pink bracts, in summer and autumn

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Balkan clary 'Ostfriesland'

    • Common names

      Salvia × superba 'East Friesland', Salvia nemorosa

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    Remove flower spikes as they fade to prolong flowering

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Wildlife Gardens Mediterranean Climate Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by division in spring

  • insectPests

    May get slugs, snails and leafhoppers

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free