B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Salvia leucophylla is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F (-12° to -6.5°C)
|Type of plant - evergreen shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
BLUE-LAVENDER in whorls, stam. protrude, showy
(tol. alkaline soils)
narrow WHITE summer, and broader GREY-GREEN winter leaves, arom., drought tol.
|Height, in meters: 1.5
Height, in feet: 4.95
|Salvia leucophylla sales history
Common names for Salvia leucophylla:
|Chaparral Sage, Purple Sage, San Luis Purple Sage,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|36||: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic|
|Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|57||: Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List|
|76||: Californian Native Plant Seed List|
|161||: Edible Flowers|
|Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.|
|167||: Hedging Shrubs Ornamental Or Barrier|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
|190||: Trees and Shrubs For Mediterranean Climates|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Salvia leucophylla seeds will usually germinate in 10-14 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
For Patens & Superba see No. 14 (Pre-chill for 3 weeks).