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Salvia mellifera x leucophylla - Hybrid Sage
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Salvia mellifera x leucophylla - Hybrid Sage
Photo by Anya Crane

Salvia mellifera x leucophylla - Hybrid Sage
Photo by Anya Crane

Botanic Name: Salvia mellifera x leucophylla
Common Name: Hybrid Sage
Size: 6'h x 8'w
Sun: Sun
H20: Occ.H2O/dry
Attracts Butterflies
Type: adults
Attracts Hummingbirds Deer Resistant
Resistance: high
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Description:
A hybrid of the black and purple sages that occurred naturally at UC Berkeley Botanic Gardens. Both are found on dry barren slopes of the Coast Ranges. It forms a spreading mound 6 feet tall and 8 feet wide. An excellent plant for quickly covering a dry sunny slope, it is good for erosion control, as well as providing nectar for bees and hummingbirds, and cover and seeds for other species. Drought tolerant when established. The springtime flowers are lavender blue.

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