Salvia 'Bee's Bliss'
Common Names: Creeping Sage
Type: Evergreen shrub
Size: 3-4 ft. high, 8-12 ft. wide or more.
Flowers: Fragrant rose-lavender flowers in tight whorls, late spring to early summer; fragrant graceful gray-green foliage turns light gray through season.
Uses: Ground cover, slope stabilizer, color accent, in heat.
Wildlife: Nectar and pollen for birds, butterflies, and bees. Deer resistant. Rabbit resistant.
Soil: Well-drained; tolerates clay.
Sun: Full sun to some shade.
Pruning: Prune after blooming. Remove dry flower stalks, and cut back approximately one-quarter of new growth to reshape.
Pests & Diseases: Some sages have problems with snails, slugs, whiteflies, and aphids. Mildew with overhead water.
Notes: From coastal ranges of California. Look for other Salvias in the Garden in different shapes and sizes. Hardy to 10° F.