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Salvia 'Allen Chickering'
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Salvia 'Allen Chickering'


A popular hybrid of Salvia leucophylla and S. clevelandii.   A fragrant evergreen shrub that grows three to five feet tall and wide.   The foliage is comprised of deeply wrinkled gray-green leaves.  This sage produces blue-purple flowers that bloom in early spring.  Prune back young plants regularly in the first year to encourage long-term development of a strong bushy structure.

- Plant in full sun

- Best in well-drained soil, low amounts of supplemental water during summer

Drought tolerant

- Attracts bees, butterflies, hummingbirds

- Deer resistant

- Hardy up to 15 degrees

-Native to California