Salvia 'Blue and White'

Blue and White Sage

Plant family: Lamiaceae - Mint

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Plant type: Shrub

Plant origin: N/A, California, Horticultural Selection

 
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Flower Color Blue, White
Blooming Season Spring, Summer
Height 3-5 feet
Spread 1-5 feet
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Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Horticultural Selection

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Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam

Special Characteristic

Exceptional Fragrance

Plant Highlights

Salvia ‘Blue and White’ is from a cutting by Greg Rubin, most likely of a Salvia ‘Betsy Clebsch”. Unlike the Betsy Clebsch flowers that are variable and can be blue, white or bi-colored on a single plant, the ‘Blue and White’ have bloomed consistently with bi-colored deep blue and white flowers. It begins flowering in May and continues through the summer and into fall. ’Blue and White’ has compact growth to about 3 feet tall and wide. It is a bit more fussy about it’s soil then the straight Cleveland sage, as it prefers good drainage and a hot, sunny site.

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