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Salvia clevelandii 'Allen Chickering'

San Diego Sage

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Salvia clevelandii 'Allen Chickering'
Principal Common Name San Diego Sage
Common Name(s)
Description A selection of Salvia Clevelandii with very fragrant gray foliage with light blue flowers on tall spikes.
General Comments This plant does tolerate some summer watering. Used as a preservative in potpourri. Foliage makes a refreshing tea.
Nativity S. California
Height Range 3 - 5 FT
Spread Range 5 - 8 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 8 : 9 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Gray
Leaf Texture Fragrant : Leathery : Toothed : Wrinkled
Form Shrub
Flower Color Lavender-blue
Flower Time Summer
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Sparse
Outstanding Features Attracts Bees : Attracts Birds : Color : Drought tolerant : Flavor : Flower : Fragrance : Texture

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