Salvia chamaedryoides Cav.

Blue Oak Sage, Germander Sage, Mexican Blue Sage

Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Salvia

Category: Perennial

Zones: 7 to 10

Size: To 12" tall and 18" wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Grey-leaves and bright blue flowers from summer through to autumn. Drought tolerant. Needs very well-drained soil.


Published in Icon. (Cavanilles) 2: 77: t. 197 in 1793.

Native to Mexico.

Synonym Salvia chamaedrifolia Andrews.


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