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Salvia clevelandii (Chaparral Sage)

Salvia clevelandii
Chaparral Sage, Fragrant Sage, Blue Sage, Cleveland Sage, Jim Sage, California Blue Sage

Native to the coastal chaparral zone of southern California, this evergreen shrub has highly aromatic gray-green foliage. The unusual flower spikes consist of clusters of blue-violet flowers stacked like shish-kebobs along the spike. Butterflies and hummingbirds are attracted to the blossoms in the spring. Plant in full sun to part shade and provide excellent drainage.

Plant Type Native, Shrub
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 8 (10° F)
Flower Color Blue
Flower Season Spring, Summer
Growth Rate Fast
Height 6 (ft)
Spread 6 (ft)
Spacing 6' - 8' (ft)
Characteristics Evergreen, Fragrant, Showy
Attracts Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN
Image by: Wiki Commons
Image by: Wiki Commons

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