Salvia mellifera repens

Creeping Black Sage

Plant family: Lamiaceae - Mint

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Plant type: Groundcover

Plant origin: N/A, California, Horticultural Selection

 
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Flower Color Light Blue
Blooming Season Spring, Summer
Height 1-2 feet
Spread 5-10 feet
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Horticultural Selection

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Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam

Special Characteristic

Exceptional Fragrance, Good in Containers

Plant Highlights

This creeping variety of sage produces a blueish-white flower and has dark green foliage that is evergreen. It grows to about 1 foot in height and spreads to about 5 to 6 feet in width. It does well in sandy loam soil but can survive in sand or gravel soil as well. The fragrant leaves are a good backdrop for the large blue and white spears that flower in spring and early summer. The flowers are loved by hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies.

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