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 Portland, Oregon.

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 Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

35% Very Low

Growing Salvia Azurea in Portland right now

Light needs for plant Salvia Azurea in Portland, Oregon

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 6th, 2021

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

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

Read more

Light needs for plant Salvia Azurea in Portland, Oregon

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 32% ☀️

December 6th, 2021

Portland is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Portland is expected to decrease by 32% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.3 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

Read more

Light needs for plant Salvia Azurea in Portland, Oregon

Daylight will decrease by 1.2 hours 📉

December 7th, 2021

This month, Portland is getting an average of 8.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 12% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.5 total hours of dayli…

Read more

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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Portland, Oregon ⛅.

Salvia Azurea does not tolerate low-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 Portland, Oregon

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 6th, 2021

The growing potential in Portland is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to…

Read more

FAQs
Difficulty Level

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


Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity
Soil
Fertilizer
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors
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 Portland, Oregon, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

Trending in your area

Similar to Salvia Azurea

Discover rare plants

This plant is popular in