Synonym Names: Salvia officinalis 'Red Sage'
This low, mounding perennial of long bloom spreads by underground runners, and produces a small, silvery foliage which serves as a background for bright blue flowers. The bruised leaves have a spicy fragrance.
Notes: Wonderful Grey-purple foliage that stays through the Winter . Can spread to 3-4 foot wide shrublet. Likes sun, good drainage
Grey Green, Purple, Variegated
Very Low, Low, Medium
Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky
Average, Poor, Well-drained
8, 9, 10
8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Salt Ocean Spray, Saline Soil, Windy Conditions, Smog, Deer, Rabbits, Alkaline Soil
English Cottage, Mediterranean, Ranch, Spanish
Showy Flowers, Unusual Foliage
Entry, Perennial Border, Parking Strip, Patio, Park, Raised Planter, Swimming Pool, Walkways, With Rocks
Filler, Mass Planting, Small Spaces
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Photography by: Linda Engstrom