meadow sage ‘Lurie’
The Salvia ‘Lurie’ (meadow sage ‘Lurie’) seed strain is a wonderful mix of amethyst to pink to light purples with some violets too.
This blend was selected out of light pink seedling of Salvia ‘Amethyst’ found in Lurie Garden by Piet Oudolf and Roy Diblik, and propagated by Brent Horvath of Intrinsic Perennials. It has a similar tall 24-30″ habit with long thinner lightly branched flowers 8-12″ in length. Full sun, well drained to average soil.
|Botanical Name||Salvia ‘Lurie’|
|Common Name||meadow sage ‘Lurie’|
|USDA Zone||5 thru 9|
|Light Requirement||Full Sun|
|Season(s) of interest||spring, summer|
|Height and Spread||2-2.5ft x 1.5-2ft (60-75cm x 45-60cm)|
|Flower Color||Pink, Purple|
|Attracts Wildlife||Attracts Pollinators, Rarely Browsed by Mammalian Herbivores|
|Additional Information||Not Native to the US Midwest. Selected from a hybrid found in Lurie Garden by Piet Oudolf and Roy Diblik, grown by Brent Horvath.|
|Location in Lurie Garden||Northeast Light Plate|