Plant family: Lamiaceae - Mint
Plant type: Groundcover, Slope Stabilizer
Plant origin: N/A, Horticultural Selection, Hybrid
Clay, Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam
Autumn Foliage, Exceptional Fragrance, Good in Containers, Slope Stabilizer
This sage is very useful in the garden. It is tolerant of heat and needs very little water, making its creeping and groundcover characteristics a good match for rocky hillsides or barren areas. This a slow-growing spreader tha is often found growing near granite rocks, and tougher conditions where other sage varieties have a harder time. The flowers are blueish-purple and are in bloom from spring to early summer, providing butterflies, hummingbirds, and pollinators with a slow-growing field of flowers to visit. The leaves are a gray-green, and fragrant when crushed.
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