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Salvia nemorosa 'East Freisland'

East Freisland sage

Native to Europe and west-central Asia (cultivar)


Long blooming from June to September, the foliage stands at about 10 inches, while the flower spikes rise up to 18 inches.  City-scape - no problem as these are air pollution & drought tolerant, but also a true survivor in the country as they are deer tolerant as well.  


12-18 in


9-12 in


12-18 in

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4 - 8

Bloom Color:

Blue Violet

Salvia nemorosa 'East Freisland' Characteristics

Attracts Wildlife

  • Songbirds
  • Pollinators
  • Butterflies


  • Dried Flower
  • Cut Flower
  • Clay Soil
  • Reblooming
  • Long Blooming
  • Drought Tolerant


  • Full Sun

Deer Resistant

  • Deer Resistant

Flowering Months

  • September
  • August
  • July
  • June

Foliage Color

  • Green

Growth Rate

  • Medium

Salt Tolerance

  • Low

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Summer

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Dry to Moist

Plants that work well with Salvia nemorosa 'East Freisland'

Burning Love Maltese cross Burning Love Maltese cross (Lychnis chalcedonica 'Burning Love')