Salvia dolomitica

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AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 2m x 1m
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This perennial shrub profusely covered with grey-green leaves which have an unusual yet pleasing scent. It bears lavender-pink and white flowers which are carried on dark maroon flower bracts. The plant spreads slowly by rhizomes and eventually creates a dense thicket.   This sage is a wonderful addition to any garden planting with its fresh, pleasantly aromatic foliage which can be complemented by other shrubs, herbaceous perennials or fynbos. It will also add a calm grey hue, with its abundant flowers, to a summer garden display. It is suitable as a foreground or background planting.

ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
Attracts bees and other insect pollinators to the garden.

GARDEN THEMES:
Bushveld, rockery

LANDSCAPING USES:
This is a carefree plant suitable for a sunny mixed border in large or small gardens.

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