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Salvia 'Pozo Blue'

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Salvia 'Pozo Blue'
Salvia 'Pozo Blue'
Salvia 'Pozo Blue'
Salvia 'Pozo Blue'

Species Name: Salvia 'Pozo Blue'
Common Name: Pozo Blue Sage

Foliage has a lemony aroma. Tolerates seaside conditions, sand, and clay soil. Very drought-tolerant. Showy when in bloom. One of the most adaptable sages.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 5' H x 5' W
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Purple
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Garden cultivar from Las Pilitas Nursery. Hybrid of Salvia clevelandii x leucophylla.
Natural Habitat: Chaparral, coastal sage scrub

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Other Names
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
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