Salvia reptans 'Autumn Sapphire' is a compact, late season cultivar with cobalt blue flowers and fragrant, willowy foliage.
Salvia reptans 'Autumn Sapphire' 'P017S' is a semi-dwarf form of the West Texas grass sage growing to just 2 feet tall. This late season bloomer provides late summer and fall flowers in a rich, glowing, cobalt blue with highlights of lighter blue and white that is a magnet for hummingbirds, butterflies and bees. The long stems are clothed in long, green, linear leaves. Grow in hot, sunny spots in well-drained, somewhat infertile soils.
Common Name: West Texas Grass Sage
Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-10
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Blue
Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
Benefits: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Well-drained, rocky slopes. Rocky soils in Central, West and South Texas, and Mexico.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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