Salvia 'Allen Chickering'

Allen Chickering Sage

Plant family: Lamiaceae - Mint

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Plant type: Shrub

Plant origin: N/A, Hybrid

 
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One Gallon 65   9.99
Five gallon - Natural 0   29.99

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Flower Color Purple
Blooming Season Spring, Summer
Height 3-5 feet
Spread 5-10 feet
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Coastal Sage Scrub

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Clay, Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam

Special Characteristic

Autumn Foliage, Exceptional Fragrance, Good in Containers, Hedges and Screens

Plant Highlights

The exquisite blooming "Allen Chickering" variety, a hybrid of Salvia clevelandii and S. leucophylla, is a large shrub that can reach five feet quickly. Its dark purple flowers form in whorls at intervals along the flower spike. The flowers are attractive to bees, hummingbirds, and many butterfly species.The leaves are a light gray-green with and scented. It may require some pruning in tight planting locations.

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