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Plant Family Guides: Salvia---Sages Guides

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Great Rose Companion Plants: Nepeta, Salvia and Lavandula

​Highly placed among the favorite rose companion plants are Nepeta (Catmint), hardy Salvia (Sage) and Lavandula angustifolia (English Lavender), whose exquisite flower heads contrast beautifully with the billowing pink, red, yellow or white roses.

Hardy Perennial Salvias (Sage)

With their vertical, densely packed flower spikes, ranging from rich indigo-blue to violet to purple, these hardy salvias contribute to create incredibly beautiful and contrasting combinations with other perennials and ornamental grasses

Salvia guaranitica (Blue Anise Sage)

Blue Anise Sage (Salvia guaranitica) is a popular bushy and ornamental sub-shrub featuring showy 2 inches long (5 cm) flowers in intense blue, purple or white, usually with darker purple calyces. Blooming from mid-summer to fall to the delight of hummingbirds and butterflies, Salvia guaranitica is easy to grow, fairly pest and disease free, and requires low maintenance.

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