Plant Profile

Plant Profile

Salvia munzii
San Diego sage

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Salvia munzii- San Diego sage- drought tolerant but can handle some summer water and even looks better with a monthly watering in summer. Sky blue flowers in spring that- hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees. Full sun to partial shade. Native to San Diego County at the Mexican border and into Mexico.

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Plant Facts & Observations

Identification

Botanical Name

Salvia munzii

Common Name

San Diego sage

Origin

California Native

Characteristics

Plant Type

Perennial

Growth Rate

Fast growth rate

Mature Size

2' tall × 3' wide

Flower Color

Light Blue

Blooming Season

Flowers Spring

Foliage

Evergreen

Wildlife Value

Bees, Hummingbirds

Climactic Requirements

Light

Full Sun / Filtered Sun / Full sun on coast / afternoon shade inland

Water

Drought Tolerant / Occasional
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