Plant Care Azure Blue Sage

Azure Blue Sage

About Azure Blue Sage

Azure Blue Sage is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Azure Blue Sage likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Azure Blue Sage belongs to the Salvia genus, and is native to the South and Central United States.


Salvia azurea

Also known as

azure blue sage, azure sage, blue sage, prairie sage and Salvia mexicana

How to care for Azure Blue Sage


How often to water your Azure Blue Sage

Water needs for Azure Blue Sage
0.5 cups
every 9

Azure Blue 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 Azure Blue Sage

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Azure Blue Sage: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Azure Blue Sage love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Azure Blue Sage does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Azure Blue Sage

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Azure Blue 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 Azure Blue Sage after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Azure Blue 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 Azure Blue Sage

Azure Blue Sage

Azure Blue 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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