Common Names: pitcher sage
Type: Evergreen Shrub
Size: 4 ft. high, 5 ft. wide; flowers 4 ft.
Flowers: 1 in. lavender fragrant flowers on spikes, late summer to autumn; light green fragrant leaves, pebbled and fuzzy, about 2-3 in. long.
Uses: Color accent, background, taller border.
Wildlife: Hummingbirds like nectar. Deer resistant.
Water: None to medium.
Sun: Full sun.
Pruning: Cut old stems back to the ground in fall.
Pests & Diseases: (None found.)
Notes: From central Chile. Related to Lepechinia fragrans from California coastal ranges. Hardy to 15° F.