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SALVIA nemorosa 'Caradonna', Meadow Sage, Hybrid Sage SALVIA nemorosa 'Caradonna'
Meadow Sage, Hybrid Sage

Perennial Herb: Tolerates drought, deer & gophers. Excellent border, rock garden, pot & edge plant. Goes well under garden roses. Combines nicely with Achillea (yarrow). Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: violet with purple-black stems. Size: 1.5-2.5' x 3'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5. (syn. S. x sylvestris, S. superba)

SALVIA nemorosa 'East Friesland' ('Ostfriesland'), Meadow Sage, Hybrid Sage SALVIA nemorosa 'East Friesland' ('Ostfriesland')
Meadow Sage, Hybrid Sage

Perennial Herb: Tolerates drought, deer and gophers. Excellent border, rock garden, pot and edge plant. Goes well under garden roses. Combines nicely with Achillea (yarrow). Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: purple. Size: 18-24" x 18". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5. (syn. S. x sylvestris, S. superba)

SALVIA nemorosa 'Sallyrosa Jumbo Pink', SALVIA nemorosa 'Sallyrosa Jumbo Pink'

Perennial Herb: Great compact & well branched habit. Tolerates drought, deer and gophers. Excellent border, rock garden, pot and edge plant. Goes well under garden roses. Combines nicely with Achillea (yarrow). Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: large pink. Size: Height: 16". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4-9.

Photo unavailable SALVIA patens
Gentian Sage

Perennial Herb: Need a true blue? This is it! Tolerates drought, deer & gophers. Nice border and container plant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: azure blue. Height: 1.5-2.5 feet. Width: 2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z8. Mulch in harsher climates to provide protection.

Photo unavailable SALVIA patens 'Dot's Delight'
Gentian Sage

Perennial Herb: Tolerates drought, deer & gophers. A real head turner w/ its large, white & blue bicolored flowers & unusual sagittate foliage making it a unique variety. Less vigorous& less sun tolerant than other forms of the species. Nice border & container plant. Attracts butterflies & hummers. Blm time: summer-fall. Ht: 36" (48" w/flower). Width: 24". Can tolerate full sun but prefers part shade. Water: mod. USDA Z8. Mulch in harsher climates to provide protection.

Photo unavailable SALVIA patens 'Dot's Delight'
Gentian Sage

Perennial Herb: Tolerates drought, deer & gophers. A real head turner w/ its large, white & blue bicolored flowers & unusual sagittate foliage making it a unique variety. Less vigorous& less sun tolerant than other forms of the species. Nice border & container plant. Attracts butterflies & hummers. Blm time: summer-fall. Ht: 36" (48" w/flower). Width: 24". Can tolerate full sun but prefers part shade. Water: mod. USDA Z8. Mulch in harsher climates to provide protection.

SALVIA reptans 'Blue Willow', West Texas Cobalt Sage, Narrow-leaved Sage SALVIA reptans 'Blue Willow'
West Texas Cobalt Sage, Narrow-leaved Sage

Perennial: Tolerates drought, deer and gophers. Excellent border plant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Blooms: spring-fall. Willowy leaves with spikes of brilliant blue flowers spring-fall. Height: 3-4'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7.

SALVIA reptans 'Blue Willow', West Texas Cobalt Sage, Narrow-leaved Sage SALVIA reptans 'Blue Willow'
West Texas Cobalt Sage, Narrow-leaved Sage

Perennial: Tolerates drought, deer and gophers. Excellent border plant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Blooms: spring-fall. Willowy leaves with spikes of brilliant blue flowers spring-fall. Height: 3-4'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable SALVIA rhinosina
Argentine Sage

Perennial Subshrub: Tolerates drought, deer & gophers. Native to Argentina. Similar in many ways to Salvia guaranitica. Nice tall border plant with foliage scented of mint or anise. Use for screening areas or providing a backdrop to other shorter sages. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Good cut flower. Blooms time: summer-fall. Bloom color: bicolored light violet & white flowers. Size: 5' x 5'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable SALVIA rhinosina
Argentine Sage

Perennial Subshrub: Tolerates drought, deer & gophers. Native to Argentina. Similar in many ways to Salvia guaranitica. Nice tall border plant with foliage scented of mint or anise. Use for screening areas or providing a backdrop to other shorter sages. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Good cut flower. Blooms time: summer-fall. Bloom color: bicolored light violet & white flowers. Size: 5' x 5'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable SALVIA rhinosina
Argentine Sage

Perennial Subshrub: Tolerates drought, deer & gophers. Native to Argentina. Similar in many ways to Salvia guaranitica. Nice tall border plant with foliage scented of mint or anise. Use for screening areas or providing a backdrop to other shorter sages. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Good cut flower. Blooms time: summer-fall. Bloom color: bicolored light violet & white flowers. Size: 5' x 5'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z7.

SALVIA splendens 'Saucy Coral', Scarlet Sage, Bedding Sage SALVIA splendens 'Saucy Coral'
Scarlet Sage, Bedding Sage

Perennial or Annual Herb: Evergreen. Deer, drought & gopher tolerant. Great in hot, humid conditions. Produces lush velvety salmon flower spikes with dark coral calyxes & stems. Good accent, border, pot, mass planting, & cut flower plant. Sterile and self-cleaning, no deadheading needed! Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Blooms: spring-frost. Vigorous habit. Height: 24-36 ins. Width: 24-36 in. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable SALVIA splendens 'Saucy Red'
Scarlet Sage, Bedding Sage

Perennial or Annual Herb: Evergreen. Deer, drought & gopher tolerant. Great in hot, humid conditions. Produces lush velvety scarlet-red flower spikes. Good accent, border, container, mass planting, and cut flower plant. Sterile and self-cleaning, no deadheading needed! Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Bloom time: spring-frost. Vigorous habit. Height: 24-36 inches. Width: 24-36 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z9.

SALVIA uliginosa, Bog Sage SALVIA uliginosa
Bog Sage

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Tall stately border plant. Tolerates bog conditions. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: azure blue. Height: 4-6 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable SALVIA wagneriana 'White Bracts'
Pink & White Wagner's Sage

Perennial: Deer resistant. Found in the cloud forests of Southern Mexico & Central America where it grows at elevations of up to 6,500 feet. Tall border plant w/nonstop showy blooms. Nice cut flower. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: winter-spring. Bloom color: magenta pink w/white bracts. Average size: 6' x 6' but can rarely grow 10' x 10' in the right conditions (keep it smaller by pruning it in summer). Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable SALVIA wagneriana 'White Bracts'
Pink & White Wagner's Sage

Perennial: Deer resistant. Found in the cloud forests of Southern Mexico & Central America where it grows at elevations of up to 6,500 feet. Tall border plant w/nonstop showy blooms. Nice cut flower. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: winter-spring. Bloom color: magenta pink w/white bracts. Average size: 6' x 6' but can rarely grow 10' x 10' in the right conditions (keep it smaller by pruning it in summer). Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable SALVIA x 'Raspberry Truffle'
Sage

Perennial: Deer resistant. A hybrid of Salvia mexicana x Salvia gesneriiflora, discovered by Andy Maycem. Very tall, tender & winter-flowering border plant. Attractive foliage, its leaves are thick, hairy & deeply veined. Deep green on top & velvety purple underneath. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: late fall-early spring. Bloom color: deep purple w/near black bracts. Height: 3-4'. Width: 3-4'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable SALVIA x 'Raspberry Truffle'
Sage

Perennial: Deer resistant. A hybrid of Salvia mexicana x Salvia gesneriiflora, discovered by Andy Maycem. Very tall, tender & winter-flowering border plant. Attractive foliage, its leaves are thick, hairy & deeply veined. Deep green on top & velvety purple underneath. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: late fall-early spring. Bloom color: deep purple w/near black bracts. Height: 3-4'. Width: 3-4'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7.

SALVIA x sylvestris 'Blue Hills' ('Blauhugel'), Meadow Sage, Hybrid Sage SALVIA x sylvestris 'Blue Hills' ('Blauhugel')
Meadow Sage, Hybrid Sage

Perennial Herb: Tolerates drought, deer and gophers. Excellent border, rock garden, pot and edge plant. Goes well under garden roses. Combines nicely with Achillea (yarrow). Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: medium blue. Height: 1-2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5. (syn. S. nemorosa, S. superba)

SALVIA x sylvestris 'May Night' ('Mainacht'), Meadow Sage, Hybrid Sage SALVIA x sylvestris 'May Night' ('Mainacht')
Meadow Sage, Hybrid Sage

Perennial Herb: Tolerates drought, deer and gophers. Excellent border, rock garden, pot and edge plant. Goes well under garden roses. Combines nicely with Achillea (yarrow). Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: dark violet blue. Growth: 24" x 24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5. (syn. S. nemorosa, S. superba)

SALVIA x sylvestris 'May Night' ('Mainacht'), Meadow Sage, Hybrid Sage SALVIA x sylvestris 'May Night' ('Mainacht')
Meadow Sage, Hybrid Sage

Perennial Herb: Tolerates drought, deer and gophers. Excellent border, rock garden, pot and edge plant. Goes well under garden roses. Combines nicely with Achillea (yarrow). Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: dark violet blue. Growth: 24" x 24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5. (syn. S. nemorosa, S. superba)

Photo unavailable SAXIFRAGA stolonifera
Creeping Saxifrage, Strawberry Saxifrage, Creeping Rockfoil

Perennial: Commonly called “strawberry geranium”, this evergreen ground cover has runners that spread like a strawberry plant, with geranium-like bicolor green leaves with silver veins. Produces showy white blooms on 18” stems from spring to summer. Wonderful in woodland gardens, containers, or hanging baskets. Ht: 6-18”. Width: 12-24”. Water: moderate. Soil: moist w/ good drainage. Exposure: part/full shade. USDA Z5.

SAXIFRAGA x arendsii 'Alpino Early Picotee', Saxifrage or Rockfoil SAXIFRAGA x arendsii 'Alpino Early Picotee'
Saxifrage or Rockfoil

Perennial: Evergreen. Deer resistant. A game-changer in Saxifraga breeding, the 'Alpino Early' series is very free flowering with large blooms in stunning colors. Clump former with flower stalks that rise above the foliage. Excellent in pots, rock gardens and beds. Bloom time: spring. Bloom color: reddish-pink w/cream centers. Height: 6-10". Width: 8-12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Prefers well drained soil. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable SAXIFRAGA x arendsii 'Touran Deep Red'
Saxifrage or Rockfoil

Perennial: Evergreen. Deer resistant. Attracts butterflies. Free flowering with large blooms. Clump former with flower stalks that rise above the foliage. Excellent in pots, rock gardens and beds. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: deep merlot-red w/yellow center. Height: 4-8". Width: 6-10". Exposure: full sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Prefers well drained soil. USDA Z4. USPP#19643.

Photo unavailable SCABIOSA 'Vivid Violet'
Pincushion Flower

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Compact, forms a short mound of ferny foliage. A profusion of large pincushion-like flowers appear in spring- fall. Good bedding, border, container, cut flower & rock garden plant. Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds & bees. Remove spent blooms to encourage more! Bloom color: vivid-violet. Size: 12-16" x 18". Exposure: full sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4

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