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SALVIA chamaedryoides, Germander's Sage SALVIA chamaedryoides
Germander's Sage

Perennial: Tolerates drought, deer and gophers. Compact shrub with grayish-green foliage. Good in borders and small hedges. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: true blue. Height: 1-3 feet. Width: 4 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable SALVIA chiapensis
Chiapas Sage

Perennial: Has a long bloom season, especially in warm climates. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Good border & container plant. Produces wispy spikes of fuzzy reddish pink flowers. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Drought tolerant. Deer & gopher resistant. Size: 2-3' x 3-4'. USDA Z9. In cold climates, grow in pots and protect in winter.

Photo unavailable SALVIA clevelandii 'Winnifred Gilman'
Ornamental Sage, Jim Sage

Shrub: Evergreen. CA native. Tolerant of drought, deer & gophers. Good border plant. Fragrant dark blue flowers are held in ball-like clusters over fragrant gray green leaves, which are good for tea. More compact & upright than the species. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Blooms: spring-summer. 3-4'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. UDSA Z8.

Photo unavailable SALVIA clevelandii 'Winnifred Gilman'
Ornamental Sage, Jim Sage

Shrub: Evergreen. CA native. Tolerant of drought, deer & gophers. Good border plant. Fragrant dark blue flowers are held in ball-like clusters over fragrant gray green leaves, which are good for tea. More compact & upright than the species. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Blooms: spring-summer. 3-4'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. UDSA Z8.

Photo unavailable SALVIA clevelandii 'Winnifred Gilman'
Ornamental Sage, Jim Sage

Shrub: Evergreen. CA native. Tolerant of drought, deer & gophers. Good border plant. Fragrant dark blue flowers are held in ball-like clusters over fragrant gray green leaves, which are good for tea. More compact & upright than the species. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Blooms: spring-summer. 3-4'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. UDSA Z8.

Photo unavailable SALVIA clevelandii 'Winnifred Gilman'
Ornamental Sage, Jim Sage

Shrub: Evergreen. CA native. Tolerant of drought, deer & gophers. Good border plant. Fragrant dark blue flowers are held in ball-like clusters over fragrant gray green leaves, which are good for tea. More compact & upright than the species. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Blooms: spring-summer. 3-4'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. UDSA Z8.

SALVIA coccinea 'Snow Nymph', Texas Sage SALVIA coccinea 'Snow Nymph'
Texas Sage

Self-sowing Annual: Deer, drought and gopher resistant. Nice bedding, container and border plant. Short lived but self-sowing. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Very long bloom time from summer-fall. Bloom color: white. Height: 1-2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z8.

SALVIA coccinea 'Snow Nymph', Texas Sage SALVIA coccinea 'Snow Nymph'
Texas Sage

Self-sowing Annual: Deer, drought and gopher resistant. Nice bedding, container and border plant. Short lived but self-sowing. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Very long bloom time from summer-fall. Bloom color: white. Height: 1-2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable SALVIA discolor
Ornamental Sage

Perennial: Deer, drought and gopher resistant. Nice border plant with clustered flowers that are held on white hairy, sticky stems. An unusual, interesting look. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: nearly black. Height: 3-4 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable SALVIA discolor
Ornamental Sage

Perennial: Deer, drought and gopher resistant. Nice border plant with clustered flowers that are held on white hairy, sticky stems. An unusual, interesting look. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: nearly black. Height: 3-4 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable SALVIA discolor
Ornamental Sage

Perennial: Deer, drought and gopher resistant. Nice border plant with clustered flowers that are held on white hairy, sticky stems. An unusual, interesting look. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: nearly black. Height: 3-4 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable SALVIA farinacea 'Sallyfun Deep Ocean'
Mealycup Sage

Perennial: Native to the south-central United States, such as Texas & New Mexico. Vigorous and free-flowering. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and bees. Excellent border, rock garden, pot and edge plant. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: dark violet-blue w/white eye. Height: 12-24". Width: 12-24". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable SALVIA farinacea 'Sallyfun Deep Ocean'
Mealycup Sage

Perennial: Native to the south-central United States, such as Texas & New Mexico. Vigorous and free-flowering. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and bees. Excellent border, rock garden, pot and edge plant. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: dark violet-blue w/white eye. Height: 12-24". Width: 12-24". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable SALVIA farinacea 'Sallyfun Deep Ocean'
Mealycup Sage

Perennial: Native to the south-central United States, such as Texas & New Mexico. Vigorous and free-flowering. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and bees. Excellent border, rock garden, pot and edge plant. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: dark violet-blue w/white eye. Height: 12-24". Width: 12-24". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable SALVIA farinacea 'Sallyfun Deep Ocean'
Mealycup Sage

Perennial: Native to the south-central United States, such as Texas & New Mexico. Vigorous and free-flowering. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and bees. Excellent border, rock garden, pot and edge plant. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: dark violet-blue w/white eye. Height: 12-24". Width: 12-24". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable SALVIA farinacea 'Sallyfun Pure White'
Mealycup Sage

Perennial: Native to the south-central United States, such as Texas & New Mexico. Vigorous and free-flowering. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and bees. Excellent border, rock garden, pot and edge plant. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: pure white. Height: 12-24". Width: 12-24". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable SALVIA farinacea 'Sallyfun Pure White'
Mealycup Sage

Perennial: Native to the south-central United States, such as Texas & New Mexico. Vigorous and free-flowering. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and bees. Excellent border, rock garden, pot and edge plant. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: pure white. Height: 12-24". Width: 12-24". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable SALVIA farinacea 'Sallyfun Pure White'
Mealycup Sage

Perennial: Native to the south-central United States, such as Texas & New Mexico. Vigorous and free-flowering. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and bees. Excellent border, rock garden, pot and edge plant. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: pure white. Height: 12-24". Width: 12-24". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable SALVIA farinacea 'Victoria Blue'
Mealycup Sage

Perennial: Native to the south central United States (Texas) and Mexico. Vigorous and free-flowering. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and bees. Excellent border, rock garden, pot, cut flower (fresh or dried) and edge plant. Dense 5-8" flower spikes. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: deep blue. Height: 18-24 inches. Width: 12-18 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable SALVIA forsskaolii
Indigo Woodland Sage

Perennial: Deciduous. Drought tolerant. Deer & gopher resistant. Native to Bulgaria & the Mediterranean. A beautiful & hardy variety that thrives in part shade. Whorls of widely spaced, but very showy, violet-blue, two-lipped flowers on long stems w/white streaks & yellow markings on the lower lip. Nice border plant. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer-fall. Size: 2-3' x 2-3'.. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z6.

Photo unavailable SALVIA forsskaolii
Indigo Woodland Sage

Perennial: Deciduous. Drought tolerant. Deer & gopher resistant. Native to Bulgaria & the Mediterranean. A beautiful & hardy variety that thrives in part shade. Whorls of widely spaced, but very showy, violet-blue, two-lipped flowers on long stems w/white streaks & yellow markings on the lower lip. Nice border plant. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer-fall. Size: 2-3' x 2-3'.. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z6.

Photo unavailable SALVIA forsskaolii
Indigo Woodland Sage

Perennial: Deciduous. Drought tolerant. Deer & gopher resistant. Native to Bulgaria & the Mediterranean. A beautiful & hardy variety that thrives in part shade. Whorls of widely spaced, but very showy, violet-blue, two-lipped flowers on long stems w/white streaks & yellow markings on the lower lip. Nice border plant. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer-fall. Size: 2-3' x 2-3'.. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z6.

Photo unavailable SALVIA gesneriiflora 'Mole Pablano'
Sage

Perennial Herb/Subshrub: This is a selection from Salvia gesneriiflora 'Tequila', and has the same features but with a longer bloom season. Deer, drought and gopher resistant. Good border plant. Stems are brittle-cut so back in spring to encourage new growth. Good nectar source for hummingbirds. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: spring-fall. Color: red w/purple calyx. Size: 5-6' x 4'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. Z9.

Photo unavailable SALVIA gesneriiflora 'Mole Pablano'
Sage

Perennial Herb/Subshrub: This is a selection from Salvia gesneriiflora 'Tequila', and has the same features but with a longer bloom season. Deer, drought and gopher resistant. Good border plant. Stems are brittle-cut so back in spring to encourage new growth. Good nectar source for hummingbirds. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: spring-fall. Color: red w/purple calyx. Size: 5-6' x 4'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. Z9.

Photo unavailable SALVIA gesneriiflora 'Mole Pablano'
Sage

Perennial Herb/Subshrub: This is a selection from Salvia gesneriiflora 'Tequila', and has the same features but with a longer bloom season. Deer, drought and gopher resistant. Good border plant. Stems are brittle-cut so back in spring to encourage new growth. Good nectar source for hummingbirds. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: spring-fall. Color: red w/purple calyx. Size: 5-6' x 4'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. Z9.

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