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Buchanan's Sage

Salvia buchananii
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Typically available in summer. Call store for exact availability. 

Attract pollinators to your garden with this waterwise perennial. Green foliage produces fuzzy magenta flowers atop short spikes from late spring through early fall. Use as a low hedge, border or in containers. 

Plant with California Lilac  


  • Landscape Size: 3'-4' tall, 3' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Sunset Zone: 8-24
  • Growth Habit: Mounding
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Waterwise, Deer Resistant, Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Semi-evergreen

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Thrives in enriched soil with good drainage. Deadhead regularly to promote blooms. Shear in late winter to shape. 



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