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Meadow Sage; zone 5-9; Full sun; drought tolerant; 28''; loved by butterflies and hummingbirds

The Best Drought-Tolerant Perennials

Meadow Sage: Meadow sage produces wonderful clusters of violet-blue flowers from midsummer to early fall. Name: Salvia 'May Night' Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 28 inches tall Zones:

Drought resistant -Russian Sage-We cant help but love Russian sage. One of the toughest plants, it offers fragrant silvery foliage and plumes of violet-purple blooms. Taller varieties are great for the back of the border. Not only is it heat and drought resistant, but deer, rabbits, and most other pests steer clear of it

The Best Drought-Tolerant Perennials

Russian Sage - Not only is it heat and drought resistant, but deer, rabbits, and most other pests steer clear of it. Name: Perovskia atriplicifolia Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 6 feet tall Zones:

Sage flowers

Vivid Purple Russian Sage The fine-textured silvery foliage of Russian sage (not related to salvia) is complemented by purple-blue flowers in late summer. It's an excellent drought-tolerant plant for the middle to back of the border. USDA Zones 5 to

Mojave Sage  Among the most beautiful of the sages, Mojave sage offers beautiful pink blooms that look good well into fall. Even when not in bloom, its gray-green foliage is lovely. Like other salvias, it's great for hummingbirds and butterflies. And it's a great cut flower.  Name: Salvia pachyphylla  Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil  Size: To 3 feet tall

The Best Drought-Tolerant Perennials

Drought resistant Salvia pachyphylla 'Mojave Sage' offers beautiful pink blooms that look good well into fall. Even when not in bloom, its gray-green foliage is lovely. Like other salvias, it attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.

Bluestar, as you might guess, is a perfect pick for blue flowers. A great plant you've probably never heard of, bluestar deserves a lot more attention in the garden: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/design/color/blue-flower-garden-ideas/?socsrc=bhgpin052814bluestar&page=7

Best Blue Flowers for Your Garden

Amsonia A tough, but sadly underused perennial, amsonia produces clusters of sky-blue flowers in late spring. Its not just a one-season wonder, though. In autumn, its foliage turns brilliant shades of gold — enough to rival many of the trees when they put

Russian Sage. Z 5-8. 3-4'. Full Sun. Summer.

Parks Wholesale Plants - Crazy Blue Russian Sage (Perovskia) has spiky, deep sky blue flowers on silvery-green foliage.

Echinops 'Veitchs Blue' - Globe thistle and Perovskia - Russian sage:

Echinops 'Veitchs Blue' - Globe thistle and Perovskia - Russian sage with agastache blue fortune

How to Dry Herbs | also included how to make aromatic firestarters. Como secar hierbas de olor I dont think I would use newspaper,because of the ink,for herbs you consume! This is fine as a firestarter

How to Dry Herbs

To make an aromatic herb fire starter, gather old newspaper and an assortment of herbs. Sage, basil and rosemary work well; Wrap the herbs in a sheet of newspaper and secure the ends with raffia or cotton twine.

Toolbox planter

i Love Tiffanys 12 Unusual and Upcycled Container Gardens! Theres no need to spend big bucks on planters and flower pots. Look around the house or scour thrift stores and flea markets for unique vessels to hold plants, herbs and vegetables. LOVE this

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