Posted: 07/11/2016 at 15:30
Yes I think that's true Bright Star.
salvias have smells, toxins that I think deter pests and diseases.
I have many salvias here and never known any pest on them. I have white, yellow, pink, red, blue, purple and more colours on low perennials to 10' statuesque Uliginosas. Huge variety of salvias