California Purple Sage
A compact selection of the Californian native purple sage, this one growing only 2-4 feet tall with gorgeous greyish white foliage and whorls of lavender purple flowers that are adored by bumble bees and hummingbirds. Very fragrant, especially in the afternoon sun and very drought tolerant. Excellent on a sunny bank that receives no summer water.
Latin Name: Salvia leucophylla ‘Figueroa’
Site and Soil: Full sun and very well-drained soil.
Hardiness: Hardy to 0° F.
Size at Maturity: 2-4 ft in height by 3-6 feet wide.
Bloom Time: Spring
Pests & Diseases: No pests or diseases that we’ve seen on our plants here in Portland
USDA Zone: 7