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7 11, 2019

Photo of the Day: Hummingbird Sage

By |2019-11-07T10:58:35-08:00November 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Hummingbird sage (Salvia spathacea) is another native that I really like. It's a low growing sage that spreads by rhizomes and can colonize a whole area. When a colony is in bloom, there are so many hummingbirds it can sound like a swarm of bees. Beyond the flower and the low growth habit, one of the other things I really like about it is it's ability to thrive under live oaks, pine and eucalyptus -- all trees known for being  [keep reading...]