Salvia clevelandii ‘Allen Chickering’

Allen Chickering Sage
Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Small-Medium

Mature Height & Spread

4-5′ tall x same

Exposure

Full sun

Water

Low water once established

Flower Color

Deep lavender

Bloom Time

Later spring thru summer

Special Features

Attracts bees, butterflies, hummers. Drought tolerant. Fragrant foliage.

Container Sizes

#1, #5

Sunset Garden Zones

8,9,12-24

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone

9B

Moderate-growing evergreen shrubby perennial with upright mounding growth habit 4-5′ tall and wide. This deer-resistant California native features aromatic gray-green foliage with deep lavender flowers in late spring-summer attracting bees, butterflies and hummers. Cut young plants back in winter to shape and encourage reblooming. Excellent selection for a woodland-type garden. Plant in full sun with well-draining soil. Prefers some water while getting established. Little summer water. Very low water requiring once established.

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