Plant Care Salvia Azurea

Salvia Azurea

Also known as

azure blue sage, azure blue sage, azure blue sage, azure sage, blue sage and prairie sage

Taxonomy

Salvia azurea
Salvia
Lamiaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Salvia Azurea

Water

How often to water your Salvia Azurea

Water needs for Salvia Azurea
0.5 cups
every 9

Salvia Azurea needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Phoenix, Arizona.

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

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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.

Plant care guide for Salvia Azurea in Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona

57% Medium

Growing Salvia Azurea in Phoenix right now

Light needs for plant Salvia Azurea in Phoenix, Arizona

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 7th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Phoenix is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…

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Light needs for plant Salvia Azurea in Phoenix, Arizona

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 19.2% ☀️

December 6th, 2021

Phoenix is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Phoenix is expected to decrease by 19.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.1 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant Salvia Azurea in Phoenix, Arizona

Daylight will decrease by 0.7 hours 📉

December 6th, 2021

This month, Phoenix is getting an average of 10.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for azure blue sage in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Salvia Azurea: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Salvia Azurea love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Salvia Azurea does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Phoenix, Arizona currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Salvia Azurea

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Salvia Azurea: 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 Salvia Azurea after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Salvia Azurea

Nutrient needs for plant Salvia Azurea in Phoenix, Arizona

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

December 4th, 2021

The growing potential in Phoenix is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any…

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FAQs
Difficulty Level

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


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Propagation

Care Summary for Salvia Azurea

Salvia Azurea


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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