Cleveland Blue Sage

Salvia clevelandii

Cleveland sage is the perfect drought tolerant salvia for any xeric landscape, with its dramatic blooming that begins as Spring turns to Summer. This large, tough, highly aromatic shrub explodes with abundant spires of pom-pom clusters of lavender to dark purple tubular flowers that attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and other beneficial insects. This OAEC favourite is deer resistant as well!

Water: Drought Tolerant California native that will surely die if overwatered

Hardiness: Frost Hardy

Habit: Woody perennial subshrub to 3 to 5' tall and 5 to 8' wide

Light: Full Sun

Soil: Will tolerate any soil as long as it is well-draining

Origin: Coastal Southern California and Northern Baja, Mexico

Additional Characteristics: California Native, Deer Resistant

Cleveland Blue Sage