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SAGINA subulata 'Aurea', Scotch Moss SAGINA subulata 'Aurea'
Scotch Moss

Perennial: Evergreen. Deer resistant. An extremely popular ground cover. Fast growing. Great in rock gardens, between pavers or as a lawn substitute. Has very low moss-like carpet of bright golden yellow foliage. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: white. Height: 1-2". Spread: 6-12". Exposure: part shade to shade. Water: moderate to moist. USDA Z4.

SALVIA 'Amante', Sage SALVIA 'Amante'

Perennial Subshrub: Tolerates drought, deer & gophers. A new introduction of a Saliva guaranitica hybrid which is related to Salvia ‘Amistad’. A genetic breakthrough in terms of color in this species. Nice tall border plant w/foliage scented of mint or anise. Good cut flower. Attracts bees, butterflies & hummingbirds. Blms from early spring-frost. Blm color: fuchsia red w/ a pink lip & black calyx. Height: 3-5'. Spread: 4-6'. Exp.: sun. Water: mod. USDA Z8. PPAF

SALVIA 'Amistad', Friendship Sage SALVIA 'Amistad'
Friendship Sage

Perennial Subshrub: Tolerates drought, deer and gophers. Nice tall border plant with foliage scented of mint or anise. Discovered by Argentine salvia expert Rolando Uria. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Good cut flower. Masses of dark purple flowers are held by a lovely black calyx from early spring-frost. Bloom color: dark purple. Height: 3-5'. Spread: 4-6'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z8. PP23,578.

Photo unavailable SALVIA 'Bee's Bliss'

Evergreen Shrub. California Native. Grows low to the ground, never exceeding 2 feet, and can reach 6 to 8 feet wide. Plant in full sun and water sparingly. A hybrid that is thought to be a cross of Salvia sonomensis or Salvia clevelandii with Salvia leucophylla. Drought tolerant.

Photo unavailable SALVIA 'Dayglow'

Bushy upright habit producing two-tone pink rosette petals w/ broad dark green foliage. Exposure: full sun/part shade. Shelter this plant in winter with dry mulch. Soil: moist and well drained. Tolerates sandy and chalky soils. Attracts bees. Height: 28". Spread: 20". USDA Z7.

SALVIA 'Indigo Spires', Indigo Spires Sage SALVIA 'Indigo Spires'
Indigo Spires Sage

Perennial: Tolerates drought, deer and gophers. Tall border plant with a long bloom season. Prune after risk of frost. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring, summer, fall. Bloom color: dark purple. Height: 5-6'. Width: 5'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable SALVIA 'Kisses and Wishes'
Kisses and Wishes Sage

Perennial: A sport of the highly popular Wendy's Wish. This is the 4th color in the Wish series. Large clusters of bt. rosy pk flowers are surrounded by mauve colored calyxes that blm from spring-fall. Dp green foliage w/maroon stems have a well-branching habit. Blooms won't fade in the heat and no pruning or deadheading needed. Size: 3-4' x 2-3'. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: moderate-dry. Hardy to 20-25. USDA Z9. PPAF

SALVIA 'Love and Wishes', SALVIA 'Love and Wishes'

Perennial: Sensational new hybrid raised by Australian breeder John Fisher & the 3rd in the ‘Wish’ series. Large clusters of reddish-prpl flowers are surrounded by dk burgundy calyxes that blm spring-fall. Dp green foliage w/maroon stems have a well-branching habit. Blms won't fade in the heat, forming a ball of color w/no pruning or deadheading needed. Size: 3-4' x 3'. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod.-dry. USDA Z9. PP#27,057

Photo unavailable SALVIA 'Mrs. Beard'
Sonoma Sage, Creeping Sage

Perennial: California native ground cover. Deer resistant. Very drought tolerant. A vigorous hybrid of Salvia sonomensis & Salvia mellifera. Mat forming w/flowers that rise about 6" above the foliage. Creeps underground, though it is easily controllable. Leaves are heavily pungent when cut or crushed. Attracts bees, butterflies & hummingbirds. Blm time: spring-summer. Blm color: lavender-blue. Ht: 18-24". Width: 4-6'. Full sun. Water: dry. Needs good drainage. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable SALVIA 'Oriental Dove'

Similar to its cousin 'Hot Lips,' this one stands out with royal purple petals & white tips, and sage-scented foliage. Height: 3'. Width: 3'. Prefers soil with good drainage. Deer & rabbit resistant. Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies, & bees. Drought tolerant. Good for borders, containers, and in gravel and rock gardens. Exposure: full/partial sun. Bloom time: spring-fall. USDA Z7

Photo unavailable SALVIA 'Phyllis' Fancy'

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: Tolerates drought, deer & gophers. Discovered at the UC-Santa Cruz Arboretum & named after Phyllis Norris. Thought to be a hybrid of Salvia leucantha & possibly chiapensis. Nice bushy shrub. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom color: lavender tinted white w/bicolored calyx, dark inky blue on top & green below. Size: 4-5' x 4-5'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate./dry. USDA Z7.


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