A “must have” in any desert garden. Soft, silver-gray foliage lines upright branches to frame the sky blue foliage. We mean really blue! You can expect an explosive bloom in spring and fall with intermittent blooms in between. A little protection from the worst afternoon sun is appreciated.
Attracts hummingbirds for weeks while it blooms
Petite size, fits in any garden
Unique, true blue color
Loves sun and heat
Rarely if ever troubled by deer or rabbits
Evergreen perennial native to the high desert (2100–2800 m elevation) of the Sierra Madre Oriental range in Mexico.
If you like hummingbirds, the Southwest United States is the place to be. Of the 22 recorded species of hummingbirds in U.S. 15 have been spotted in this area. Two of the most common are Anna's Hummingbird and the Rufous Hummingbird.
Shear back in late winter to prevent this sage from becoming twiggy.