Photo of the Day: Autumn Sage “Lipstick”

By |2019-10-25T08:27:06-07:00October 25th, 2019|Photos|

The past few days have been hotter than Hades, but the natives are thriving (except for yours truly, I'm not happy). This one is a variety of Autumn Sage (Salvia greggii) showing off how it got the name "lipstick." It's a little over five feet (1.5 meters) high and equally wide and spreads like crazy if you let it. I only planted one about 10 years ago, but it's managed to colonize areas of the south and west-facing slopes. Good  [keep reading...]