Salvia clevelandii 'Winnifred Gilman'

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Salvia clevelandii 'Winnifred Gilman'
Salvia clevelandii 'Winnifred Gilman'

Species Name: Salvia clevelandii 'Winnifred Gilman'
Common Name: Winnifred Gilman Cleveland Sage

UC Davis Arboretum All-Stars plant! This extremely fragrant and showy sage has red flowering stems accented with intensely purple/blue flowers. Prefers good drainage and full sun. Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies, and birds.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 5' H x 5' W
Growth Habit: Mounding/upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Purple/blue
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Selected for use in the garden Introduced by Strybing Arboretum
Natural Habitat: Coastal sage scrub

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Other Names
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.