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Salvia leucophylla Point Sal

Low Purple sage.

We are not selling this product. This page is for informational purposes only.
Salvia Point Sal is a gray ground cover that generally grows 3-4 foot across and a few inches tall. BUT, there seems to be more than one flavor in the trade. It is supposed to be less than one foot tall but in one location it grew to 6 ft. tall and 12 ft. wide. (Customer was NOT amused!) Allen Chickering has the same problem, three or four flavors. We seemed to have found a form that is correct and stays low. It is a good groundcover plant for coastal bluffs. But in a garden in Escondido, in part shade, it was a low attractive mound of gray, about two foot tall and four foot wide.
Here's a native sage page where you can see all the Salvias of California.

Salvia leucophylla 'Point Sal' tolerates seaside conditions and clay.
Salvia leucophylla 'Point Sal' is great for a bird garden.
Foliage of Salvia leucophylla 'Point Sal' has color silver, is stressdeciduous, has fragrance and is edible.
Flower of Salvia leucophylla 'Point Sal' has color pink and has a fragrance.
Fruit of Salvia leucophylla 'Point Sal' has fragrance and is edible.

Communities for Salvia leucophylla 'Point Sal':Coastal Sage Scrub.

ph: 6.00 to 7.50
usda: 8 to 10
height[m]: 0.50 to 1.00
width[m]: 1.00 to 4.00
rainfall[cm]: 30.00 to 50.00

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