Grape Scented Sage

Salvia melissodora

Long blooming with fragrant, nectar rich, violet-lavender flowers that are highly attractive to bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Because of its long bloom period and dependable nectar supply, this is a powerhouse for the habitat garden.

Water: Somewhat drought tolerant, but best with watering at 10-day intervals

Hardiness: Frost Hardy

Habit: An upright woody shrub that grows 6' tall by 4' wide

Light: Full Sun to Light Shade

Soil: Well-draining with moderate water

Origin: Sierra Madre Occidental region of Mexico

Grape Scented Sage