Plant Care Prairie Sage

Prairie Sage

Also known as

Azure Blue Sage, Azure Blue Sage, azure blue sage, azure sage, blue sage, prairie sage and Salvia mexicana


Salvia azurea

How to care for Prairie Sage


How often to water your Prairie Sage

Water needs for Prairie Sage
0.5 cups
every 9

Prairie Sage needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Prairie Sage

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Azure Blue Sage in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Prairie Sage: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Prairie Sage love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Prairie Sage does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Prairie Sage in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Prairie Sage

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Prairie Sage: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Prairie Sage after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Prairie Sage is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Native Region
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Prairie Sage

Prairie Sage

Prairie Sage

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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