Creeping Sage, Sonoma Sage
Salvia 'Bee's Bliss'

Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Salvia (SAL-vee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Bee's Bliss
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Category:

Groundcovers

Perennials

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pink

Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Silver/Gray

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Oak Park, California

Rancho Palos Verdes, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jul 12, 2013, Siirenias from Oak Park, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

This plant is known for two things:

Doesn't seem to want much water.
Bee magnet.

It seems to live up to its reputation, but what confuses me is when it is advertised as having an attractive fragrance.

The fragrance, to me, seems somewhat unattractive. This, of course, can be compensated by its beautiful flowers and generously felted foliage.