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Salvia sonomensis 'Farmar Bower'

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Species Name: Salvia sonomensis 'Farmar Bower'
Common Name: Farmar Bower Creeping Sage

Yellow blooming sage! Nice mounding and spreading groundcover. Excellent for hummingbird garden and slope stabilization. Fragrant leaves, especially in summer.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 2' H x 6-8' W
Growth Habit: Low, spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drounght-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 35 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Selected for use in the garden by Kent Calkin, Creative Landscape Consultants, introduced by Cal Flora Nursery
Natural Habitat: Chaparral, dry slopes, coastal scrub

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