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Salvia mellifera 'Calamity Jane'

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Species Name: Salvia mellifera x 'Calamity Jane'
Common Name: Calamity Jane Sage

'Calamity Jane' is a black sage hybrid. It forms a mound about 4 feet tall and wide with white flowers in spring. Tolerates full sun as well as some shade.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 4'H x 4'W
Growth Habit: Mounding
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: White
Distribution: Selected for the garden
Natural Habitat: Selected for the garden


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