Victoria blue salvia is a real star in the desert garden. Native to Texas and Mexico, they thrive in our hot summers. Here, they're perennials, usually living three to five years. They're favorites of verdins, hummingbirds, Texas cross butterflies, and, sometimes, lizards. The spinies will often leap up and grab a blossom. I love them… Continue reading Victoria Blue
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