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Salvia


Native Perennials



 

Salvia leucophylla 'Point Sal'     
Vigorous ground cover, 2-3' tall 4'wide with soft green-grey leaves and a lavender flower.  
Qty:
(2)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   40.00 

Salvia spathacea  Hummingbird Sage  San Bruno Mountain 
The local strain of the aromatic perennial that grows wild along the coast from Orange County to San Francisco, this one comes from San Bruno Mountain and thrives on exposed north-facing slopes, or in the dry duff under oaks. Creeps from a rhizome, sends up arrow-shaped leaves with the a delicious pineapple fragrance and gives robust pink blossoms attracting hummingbirds. See the star appearance of Salvia spathacea in the Locals Only story on Bernal Hill
Qty:
(12)  2" rose pot   3.50 

Native Shrubs



 

Salvia 'Allen Chickering'  Allen Chickering's Sage   
The favorite S. clevlandii hybrid of Nevin Smith and other discerning horticulturalists, Allen Chickering grows at least 4 ft. tall by 6 ft. wide with a bounty of blossoms in brilliant blue. 
Qty:
(1)  2 gal   20.00 
Qty:
(10)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(2)  5 gal   40.00 

Salvia 'Dara's Choice'  cultivar of Sonoma sage   
'Dara's Choice' is likely S. sonomensis x S. clevelandii. Grows with an arching habit to 3 feet high and 6 feet wide, an excellent bloomer. Bright green leaves, striking blue flower. 
Qty:
(8)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(2)  4" pot   6.00 

Salvia apiana  White Sage  So. Cal. 
Silver foliage with a strong and wonderful scent, small white flowers on dramatic tall stalks. Once prized by native Americans for burning as ceremonial incense in "smudge rituals." 
Qty:
(86)  1 gram   1.00 
Qty:
(7)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(199)  1 gram   5.00 

Salvia apiana x mellifera hybrid 'Starlight'  Starlight Sage  SoCal x NorCal hybrid 
This is a smaller version of White Sage. Silver foliage with a strong and wonderful scent, small white flowers on dramatic tall stalks. Once prized by native Americans for burning as ceremonial incense in "smudge rituals." 
Qty:
(5)  1 gal   12.00 

Salvia brandegei  Brandegee Sage  Santa Rosa Island 
Similar to our local Salvia mellifera (Black Sage) but with smaller green leaves and beautiful blue flowers; also has a very pleasant citrus like sent. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 

Salvia clevelandii 'Winifred Gilman'  Winifred Gilman Sage   
Handsome, compact clevelandii selection with showy deep violet flowers, reddish stems and a sweet fragrance to about 3 feet high and wide. 
Qty:
(25)  2" rose pot   4.00 
Qty:
(14)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(9)  4" pot   7.00 

Salvia leucophylla  Purple Sage  Los Angeles 
Nice shrub with silver leaves and deep purple bloom gets about 5' tall and wide. 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   35.00 
Qty:
(8)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(1)  4" pot   8.00 

Salvia mellifera 'Terra Seca'  Black sage  Monterey Co. 
Mounding to 14 inches and trailing over walls to 6 feet with a blue flower. Salvia melifera is the most common Bay Area sage, normally making an upright chaparral shrub with pale flowers - this compact selection with colorful flowers is from the vicinity of Big Sur Lighthouse. 
Qty:
(10)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   40.00 

Salvia munzii  Munz's Sage   
Small sage, 2-3 feet tall. From far southern CA, and very drought tolerant! Blue flowers. 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   35.00 

Native Shrubs continued...





 


Salvia pachyphylla  Rose Sage   
Desert species, 3-foot shrub with pinkish purple flowers, great for butterflies & bees. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   14.00 


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