Salvia Mrs Beard

Mrs Beard Sage

Plant family: Lamiaceae - Mint

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Plant type: Groundcover

Plant origin: N/A, California

 
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Flower Color Blue
Blooming Season Spring
Height 1-2 feet
Spread 1-5 feet
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Special Characteristic

Exceptional Fragrance

Plant Highlights

This cultivar has been around since 1965, a chance seedling discovered in a Berkeley garden. A hybrid between Salvia sonomensis and Salvia mellifera, 'Mrs. Beard’ has proven durable and disease resistant. Forms a dense mat of gray fragrant foliage up to 2 ft. tall and 4-6 ft. wide. Spring brings an abundance of tiny pale lavender-blue flowers in ball-like clusters that are highly attractive to bees and hummingbirds. Plant in full sun along coast and light shade in hot inland sites, where it will be quite drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant

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