Salvia farinacea 'Victoria Blue'

Mealycup Sage

Tips for Homeowners:

Keep weed free, water occasionally and feed regularly with a high nitrogen fertilizer to promote the most flowers. The old flowers do not need to be removed, but best done to encourage constant blooms.

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Lush spikes of blue flowers are showy throughout the season and adapt well to heat and occasional drought.

  • Butterfly and hummingbird magnets
  • Spikes are lined with blue two-lipped flowers
  • Blooms all season long

Ideal for container gardens, window boxes and in a sunny spot in the garden or landscape.

Height: 12-24 in
Spread: 12-18 in
Zone: 8-10
Color: Blue

Interesting Notes about Mealycup Sage:

Grown as an annual in Kansas, this popular series is nearly care free and tough.  The plants are relatively disease- and pest-free and bloom all season. It grows in clumps and combines beautifully with other contrasting plants. Drought and heat tolerant and will grow in poor soil as long as it is well-drained. Thrives in full sun.

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Long Blooming
  • No Deadheading
  • Mass Planting
  • Dried Flower/Foliage
  • Blooms all Season
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Garden
  • Border or Bed
  • Summer Bloomer
  • Low Maintenance

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water