They prefer the most gorgeous reds and scarlets, such as that of salvia horminum, Lobelia cardinalis, and the like.
Again in the Verbena and salvia, we have scarlet and blue, but no yellow.
Also about this, Peganum and salvia reoccur, both kinds not being uncommon about Bamean.
They are very important honey-plants, commonly called Sage, and by some botanists considered to be a species of salvia.
There is a plant called salvia glutinosa—easily recognized by its sticky calyx and pale yellow flowers.
Miquel has recorded the union of a stigma with the middle lobe of the lower lip of the corolla of salvia pratensis.
I want to put in quite a good deal this spring with a thought to next fall, dahlias and astors and cosmos and salvia in plenty.
Oleum salvi, L. From the herbaceous portion of salvia officinalis, or common sage.
Very few novelties occur: hedges of Hippophæ and roses, salvia very common to-day; asses were seen laden with dried Ruwash leaves.
When these have faded, the salvia plants are set out in the same bed, without disturbing the bulbs.