Salvia sonomensis 'Mrs. Beard'

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Salvia sonomensis 'Mrs. Beard'
Salvia sonomensis 'Mrs. Beard'

Species Name: Salvia sonomensis 'Mrs. Beard'
Common Name: Mrs. Beard Creeping Sage

Nice mounding and spreading groundcover. Excellent for hummingbird garden or 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: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant
Cold Hardy to: 35 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Purple/Blue
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Selected for the garden
Natural Habitat: Chaparral, dry slopes, coastal scrub

Hummingbird iconA.jpg Songbird iconA.jpg Butterfly iconA.jpg Fragrant iconA.jpg Slope iconA.jpg


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