Blue By You Salvia

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Blue By You Salvia (Salvia x 'Blue By You') is a deeply-hued royal purplish-blue flowering wand of dramatic color! Featuring the dark spires filled with purple petals that native bees and honeybees adore! The herbal fragrance and dark green mats of textured foliage only add to the delightful effect!

Need more of a reason to love Blue By You? The rich blue flowers bloom up to two weeks earlier than many others in the Salvia family! These easy-to-grow perennials provide upwards-sweeping plants which form loads of bottle-brush wands that last and last! Bespeckled in butterflies and Hummingbirds! Starting in spring, lasting all summer and into the autumn if you religiously deadhead the spent blooms as they fade, you can enjoy color until frost!

Blue By You Salvia are no fussy plants and true to the perennial Salvia family with their wonderful heat and cold tolerance throughout USDA hardiness zones 4 to 9! Creating upright blooming spreading carpets of deep color that grow 20-24 inches in height when in bloom, and spread to a tidy, compact mound 18-24 inches wide!

Planting and Application:

Blue by You will be a new favorite in your perennial borders, pollinator garden, cut flower garden, and container garden plants! The xeric and waterwise nature makes these plants perfect for the Rock Garden and in hot, sun-drenched areas of the landscape and won't need much in the way of maintenance to keep them spiffy looking and blooming!

Also known as Meadow Sage, the spicy herbal fragrance perfumes your world when you brush past it! Use these tidy plants as edging along paths and walkways, around your seating areas, and planters on porches, back decks, balconies, and patio garden areas! Both in pots or in the ground!

Plant Sage and Salvia around orchards and vegetable gardens to attract more bees to your area for pollination and to act as living mulch! Plant in rows, en masse drifts, and in groupings to maximize all the amazing benefits these hardy plants extend to your landscape!

  • Big Bold Upright Spires of Rich Purplish-Blue
  • Aromatic Textured Mats of Foliage
  • Butterfly, Hummingbird & Bee-Friendly
  • Easy Care & Low Maintenance Perennials
  • Edging, Containers & Planters, Long-Lasting Color

#ProPlantTips for Care:

A hybrid between Salvia nemorosa and Salvia pratensis, Blue By You has excellent winter hardiness! Salvia are herbaceous perennials that need the full sun to bloom their very best! Grow Salvia in well-drained soil that has moderate, regular moisture their first year, and after they are established can become quite drought tolerant and xeric plants! Deadhead as flowers fade to keep more blooms returning from spring to frost and in late autumn, trim back the mounds of foliage for a clean winter look.

  • Full Sun
  • Moderate Moisture Needs
  • Any Well-Drained Soil
  • Deadhead Often & Prune Late Fall
  • Deer & Rabbit Resistant

Blue By You Salvia gives your landscape the royal touch with easy-care rich purple-blue blooms from spring til frost! Order your own hardy accents today at!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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Blue By You Salvia Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-9
Growing Zones 4-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Salvia x 'Blue By You'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 20 - 24 inches
Mature Spread 18 - 24 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained Soil
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Flowering
Fragrant Yes