Smart as a Blue Oak

Looking great well into December is the North American native, Salvia chamaedryoides, known as Blue Oak sage. This evergreen, dryland native hails form 7,000′ to 9,000′ elevation in the Chihuahuan Desert of northern Mexico. For us, it flowers heaviest in spring and fall, with dark, cobalt blue flowers. It’s one of the few silver leaf plants that thrive in our hot, humid, summer-rainy climate. A mature specimen typically reaches 18″ tall x 3′ wide.

 
Salvia chamaedryoides

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