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Salvia 'Bee's Bliss'

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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
Silver/Gray

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Siirenias On Jul 12, 2013, Siirenias from Oak Park, CA 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.

Regional...

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

Oak Park, California
Rancho Palos Verdes, California



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