Salvia, Cleveland Sage, Fragrant Sage, Musk Sage 'Winnifred Gilman'

Salvia clevelandii

Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Salvia (SAL-vee-uh) (Info)
Species: clevelandii (kleev-LAN-dee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Winnifred Gilman
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Category:

Annuals

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Evergreen

Aromatic

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Sonoita, Arizona

Aliso Viejo, California

Castro Valley, California

Graton, California

Hesperia, California

Livermore, California

Mountain View, California

Perris, California

Ramona, California

Spring Valley, California

Ventura, California

Atlantic Beach, Florida

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Mar 7, 2011, cloud91977 from Spring Valley, CA (Zone 10a) wrote:

Watered twice a month after planting in the fall. By winter the plant began to 'complain' about all the water and was not watered again until the temps began to rise into the 80's every day. Our three y/o plants live on rain water, growing in full sun and clay-loam to which grit has been generously added.

Does not require pampering of any kind. Can be cut back after blooming to keep the plants tidy and encourage more blooms, but they're great looking even when neglected.

Very easy to propagate from cuttings. Stongly-scented leaves make a potent addition to potpourris and bouquets. Hummingbirds visit every day when these are in bloom.

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