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Salvia leucophylla 'Bee's Bliss'

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Species Name: Salvia leucophylla 'Bee's Bliss'
Common Name: Bee's Bliss Purple Sage

Beautiful spreading habit and long flower stalks. More draping than 'Gracias', more compact than 'Pt. Sal'. Occassional deep watering in the summer.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1-2' H x 2- 5' W
Growth Habit: Groundcover
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 3500'
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Lavender/Pink
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Selected for the garden
Natural Habitat: Coastal sage scrub, chapparal

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Other Names
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
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