Salvia leuco. X 'Bee's Bliss'
This shrub grows up to two feet tall and spreads to about eight feet wide. This a great slope cover. The purple blue flowers with a fragrant scent of rose lavender bloom in late spring to early summer. The gray-green foliage turns light gray through season. Prune after blooming. Remove dry flower stalks, and cut back approximately one-quarter of new growth to reshape. It is susceptible to powdery mildew. Avoid placing in moist or damp gardens and areas with overhead irrigation.
An easy California Native to grow in the Los Angeles area. For more recommendations visit our Easiest California Native Plants to grow in your garden guide.
- Plant in full sun, but can tolerate afternoon shade in hot interior climates
- Best in well-drained soil, will grow in sand or clay soil
- Needs little or no water once established
- Nearly deer proof
- Attracts birds, butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds
- Drought tolerant once established
- Fire resistant
- Great for erosion control and bank stabilization
- Hardy up to 25 degrees
-Native to California