1 Salvia nemorosa from the mildly aromatic silvery green leaves to the violet flower spikes with purple stems. Bees love the flowers that stay looking sharp long after the petals fall, thanks to papery bracts that hold their colour.
Old Fashioned Sweet Violet Syrup. My Papa Pills use to have these growing in the lawn and flower beds in Sutter Creek. They talked of this syrup. So pretty! If you don& add sugar you could use this to dye your creams, good idea.
A Temperley Dress for a Flower-Filled and Rustic Italian Wedding