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Salvia clevelandii - (A.Gray.)Greene.
                 
Common Name Blue Sage, Fragrant sage, Chaparral Sage
Family Lamiaceae or Labiatae
USDA hardiness 8-11
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Sunny positions in chapparal plant communities[276].
Range South-western N. America - California.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Frost Hardy Well drained soil Moist Soil Full sun

Summary
Bloom Color: Purple. Main Bloom Time: Late summer, Mid summer. Form: Irregular or sprawling.

Salvia clevelandii Blue Sage, Fragrant sage, Chaparral  Sage


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Salvia clevelandii Blue Sage, Fragrant sage, Chaparral  Sage
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Physical Characteristics
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Salvia clevelandii is an evergreen Shrub growing to 0.6 m (2ft) at a medium rate.
It is hardy to zone (UK) 8. It is in leaf 12-Jan. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Bees.Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers dry or moist soil.

Synonyms

Habitats
 Cultivated Beds; South Wall. By. West Wall. By.
Edible Uses
Edible Parts:
Edible Uses: Condiment.

The leaves have a pleasant flavour and fragrance, they are a good substitute for sage in cooking[183],
Medicinal Uses
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None known
Other Uses
None known
Cultivation details
Landscape Uses:Container, Foundation, Massing, Seashore, Specimen. Requires a very well-drained light sandy soil in a sunny position[200]. Prefers a rich soil[1]. Soils rich in nitrogen encourage excessive leaf growth at the expense of flowering[11]. This species is not hardy in the colder areas of the country, it tolerates temperatures down to between -5 and -10°c[200]. Plants can be killed by excessive winter wet[200]. There is at least one named variety. 'Aromas' is an improved selection that is very fragrant[183]. Members of this genus are rarely if ever troubled by browsing deer[233]. Special Features:Attractive foliage, North American native, Fragrant foliage, Attracts butterflies, Suitable for cut flowers, Suitable for dried flowers, Fragrant flowers.
Propagation
Seed - sow March/April in a greenhouse[200]. Germination usually takes place within 2 weeks. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and plant them out in early summer. In areas where the plant is towards the limits of its hardiness, it is best to grow the plants on in a greenhouse for their first winter and plant them out in late spring of the following year. Cuttings of half-ripe wood succeed at almost any time in the growing season[200].
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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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Salvia apianaWhite Sage, Compact white sage31
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Salvia carduaceaThistle Sage20
Salvia carnosaPurple Sage12
Salvia columbariaeChia, Ziegler's sage32
Salvia elegansPineapple Sage, Pineapple-scented Sage,10
Salvia fruticosaGreek Sage, Greek oregano23
Salvia glabrescens 10
Salvia glutinosaJupiter's Distaff, Sticky Sage10
Salvia hispanicaMexican Chia, Chia30
Salvia japonica 10
Salvia lanata 11
Salvia lanigeraWrinkle-Leaved Sage10
Salvia lavandulifoliaSpanish Sage23
Salvia lyrataCancer Weed, Lyreleaf Sage02
Salvia melliferaCalifornian Black Sage12
Salvia microphyllaBlackcurrant Sage22
Salvia moorcroftiana 11
Salvia multicaulis 10
Salvia multiorrhizaDan Shen03
Salvia officinalisSage, Kitchen sage, Small Leaf Sage, Garden Sage35
Salvia plebeia 11
Salvia pomiferaApple Sage22
Salvia pratensisMeadow Clary, Introduced sage10
Salvia reflexaMintweed, Lanceleaf sage10
Salvia sclareaClary, Europe sage, Clary Sage22
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Salvia sylvestrisBalkan Clary, Woodland sage10
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