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Salvia clevelandii 'Alpine'

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Species Name: Salvia clevelandii 'Alpine'
Common Name: Alpine Cleveland Sage

Very drought tolerant salvia with profuse blooms. Does best on sunny coastal slopes and hot dry areas. Pleasing fragrance carries on hot summer days.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 2.5 ' H x 4.5' W
Growth Habit: Compact, wide shrub
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 10 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Blue
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Selection from San Diego County (Alpine)
Natural Habitat: South facing exposure in exposed rock

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