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Salvia mellifera 'Green Carpet'

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Salvia mellifera 'Green Carpet'
Salvia mellifera 'Green Carpet'

Species Name: Salvia 'Green Carpet'
Common Name: Green Carpet Creeping Sage

Good for slopes and erosion control. Aromatic. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Mounding habit creates beautiful flowing effect in your garden.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 2' H x 6' W
Growth Habit: Low, prostrate
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Purple
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Selected for use in the garden
Natural Habitat: Coastal sage scrub

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