Germander Sage

Salvia chamaedryoides

Also known as Mexican blue sage or blue oak sage, this drought tolerant species is a whimsical pollinator attractor in the perennial garden. Its small, pale, silvery evergreen leaves flank dazzling azure to cobalt blue flowers. The blooms may be cut in the fall to promote more flowering come spring. Deer resistant.

Water: Moderate watering in the summer, very little supplemental water required during rainy season. Do not overwater. Drought Tolerant.

Hardiness: Frost Hardy

Habit: Mounding and spreading, 1-2' tall by 3-4' wide

Light: Full Sun

Soil: Well-draining soil

Origin: High desert of the Sierra Madre Oriental of the state of Chihuahua, Northeastern Mexico

Additional Characteristics: Deer Resistant

Germander Sage