Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Nature Attraction
Hummingbirds
Bees
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Bloom Color
Purple
Blue
Attributes
Container
Long Blooming
Easy to Grow
Good Cut Flowers
Fragrant
Drought Tolerant
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
Requires excellent drainage, drought tolerant
Water weekly during dry spells

Salvia leucantha 'Santa Barbara'

Mexican Bush Sage

Graceful 10" spikes of long-lasting, fragrant blue-purple flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds to the garden. Outstanding in cut arrangements, fresh or dried.

Height:

24-30 Inches

Spacing:

24

Additional:

Blooms from summer to frost. Compact foliage

Hardiness Zone:

8-10

Bloom Time:

Summer-Frost

Bloom Color:

Blue-purple

Salvia (sal'-vee-a)

Family: Lamiaceae · Common Name: Sage

A garden favorite! Salvia has a long bloom period, tolerates drought, and comes in hues ranging from purple and blue to red, pink and white. Plants reach a height of 2-3' and blend well with many other plants. An ideal perennial for almost any garden.

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