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Black Sage, 'Salvia Mellifera'

Black Sage, 'Salvia Mellifera'

This plant IS available for shipping ONLY in 1 gallon pot sizes.

Regular price $12.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $12.00 USD
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3 inch Pot - 8 to 12" tall plant in 6" diameter x 7" tall pot. SHIPPABLE

1 gallon Pot - 8 to 16" tall plant in 5" x 5" x 6" tall pot. SHIPPABLE

Small Tree Pot - 8 to 16" tall plant in 5" x 5" x 6" tall pot. SHIPPABLE

Large Tree Pot - 8 to 16" tall plant in 5" x 5" x 12" tall pot. SHIPPABLE

3 gallon Pot - 18 to 36" tall plant in 10" diameter x 8" tall pot. IN STORE ONLY

5 gallon Pot - 30" to 60" tall plant in 11" diameter x 10" tall pot. IN STORE ONLY

15 gallon Pot - 60" to 75" tall plant in 17" diameter x 15" tall pot. IN STORE ONLY

Black Sage, 'Salvia Mellifera', is an attractive and versatile shrub with benefits for wildlife. Growing up to 6' tall and 10' wide, it features small, pale blue-lavender flowers and dark green leaves. Thriving in full sun and well-draining soil, it requires no supplemental water once established making it a low-maintenance plant. An important food source for bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds, its seeds also provide food for birds like quail and towhees.


Very easy to care for, moderate growth rate


Botanic Name: Salvia Mellifera
Tongva Name: N/A
Common Names: Black Sage ,

Hardiness Zone: 8-10
Growth Structure: Mounding Shrub, 3-6ft tall and 3-10 ft wide

Fertility Preference: ★ ★ ★ ★
Water Preference: ★ ★ ★
Sun & Light Preference:

Dormancy: Evergreen, Summer Deciduous
Cold Tolerance: 30°F
Flowers? Yes, White, lavender, blue
Edible? Yes
Native to: California
Recommended Size for Container Growing: 5-15 Gallon

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