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Salvia mellifera Skylark - Skylark Sage

Salvia mellifera Skylark has wonderfully fragrant foliage. Salvia mellifera is often mentioned as the best sage for making sage honey. The Skylark Sage has rich blue flowers from the late Winter into Spring. Salvia mellifera Skylark is compact, growing up to 2 feet tall and 4 feet wide, a third less than Salvia mellifera. Salvia mellifera Skylark is drought tolerant, prefers good drainage and a sunny position in the garden. Salvia mellifera Skylark is a great nectar source for the Painted Lady, Mournful Duskywing, California Dogface Butterfly, Cloudless Sulfur, Sara Orangetip, Umber Skipper Butterfly, White Checkered Skipper, and the Northern White Skipper and is a nice addition to the Butterfly Garden as well as the Hummingbird Garden.

Salvia mellifera Skylark

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