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Eranthemum pulchellum/Blue Sage

Eranthemum pulchellum / Eranthemum pulchellum
Blue flowers during the winter where plants are not killed by freezing temperatures
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Blue flowers during the winter where plants are not killed by freezing temperatures

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Scientific Name: Eranthemum pulchellum
Common Name: Blue Sage
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Winter
Flower color: Blue
Fruit present: Spring, Winter
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
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Comments: Has rich blue flowers which occur in terminal spikes during the early winter season. While it does not take freezes, it will make a nice winter flowering container plant and does not require high light.