Common Names: Canary Island Sage
Type: Evergreen shrub
Size: 6 ft. high and wide.
Flowers: Purplish-pink flowers in clusters to 8 in. long, spring, fall; green-gray leaves with white hairy undersides.
Uses: Slopes, background, accent, wonderful aroma, tea, potpourri, near oak trees.
Wildlife: Habitat, nectar, and seeds for birds, bees, butterflies. Deer resistant. Rabbit resistant.
Soil: Tolerates a variety; should be well-drained.
Water: Low summer water.
Sun: Full sun.
Pruning: Consider pruning back stems every 1 to 2 years in spring to promote a tidy, well-branched plant specimen.
Pests & Diseases: Rare in salvias.
Notes: From the Canary Islands. Hardy to 15° F.