Christine Yeo Sage
Salvia chamaedryoides x microphylla
A smallish sage ideal for borders, edging, groundcover, entryways, or containers, being heat tolerant, cold hardy, drought resistant, and long blooming. Honeybees love it, but deer pay it no mind.
Water: Drought Tolerant
Hardiness: Frost Hardy
Habit: 24 by 24”, a multi-branched spreading sub-shrub
Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: Average, well-draining soil
Origin: A chance hybrid of two Mexican sages; Salvia microphylla and S. chamaedryoides. Originated in horticulture writer Christine Yeo's garden in England.
Additional Characteristics: Good in Containers