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Salvia 'Shirley's Creeper'

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Species Name: Salvia 'Shirley's Creeper'
Common Name: Shirley's Creeper Sage

Believed to be a S. mellifera hybrid, this is a large, dense mounding sage. White flowers contrast nicely with dark green foliage. Very fragrant.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 4-6' H x 4-6' W
Growth Habit: Large, sprawling
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: White
Endangered?:
Distribution: Selected for the garden
Natural Habitat: Selected for the garden

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