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Small-Leaved Sage

Salvia microphylla

Typically available from spring to late fall. Call your favorite store for current availability. 

Flowers prolifically from spring to frost. Colors include white, red, pink and purple. Use in borders, containers or as foundation plants. These are a few of our favorites. Stop by the store for the full color palette. 

Plant with Lavender


  • Landscape Size: 2'-5' tall, 2'-8' width
  • Light Requirement: Full  Sun to Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Low 
  • USDA Zone: 7a
  • Growth Habit: Mounding
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Fragrant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Waterwise, Deer Resistant, Flowers for Cutting

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

Plant in enriched soil with good drainage. Cut back mature plants in fall for late winter. 



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