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Salvia clevelandii


Order: Lamiales
   Family: Lamiaceae
            Genus: Salvia
                        Specie: Salvia clevelandii

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 2-4 ft (0.6-1.2 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Gray-green leaves; fragrant lavender-blue flowers in summer

Uses: Shrub borders Tubs Dry gardens

Zones: 8-10

Description: This native of California?s dry chaparral is a 2?4?ft (0.6?1.2?m) high shrub with aromatic, 1?in (25?mm) long, oval to lance-shaped, gray-green leaves with toothed edges and wrinkled upper surfaces. Erect flower spikes with well-spaced whorls of fragrant

Growth Habit: Upright branching habit

Comments: Winifred Gilman' is a compact drought-resistant cultivar

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