Grasses, Perennials, Shrubs and Trees

Salvia “Hot Lips”

S. microphylla “Hot Lips”
Evergreen perennial/shrub

Red-lipped flowers with white centers spring through fall. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Grows well in light shade, more flowers in sun. Deer-resistant;

Salvia “La Luna”

S. greggii “La Luna”
Evergreen Perennial

Semi-woody dwarf salvia. White flowers in spring through fall. Best in full sun at coast, afternoon shade inland. Attractive to Hummingbirds.

 

Salvia “La Trinidad Pink”

Evergreen perennial/shrub

Pink flowers spring through fall. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Grows well in light shade, more flowers in sun. Deer-resistant.

Salvia “Maraschino”

S. microphylla x S. greggii

Evergreen perennial/shrub

Vibrant Cherry Red flowers spring through fall. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Grows well in light shade, more flowers in sun. Deer-resistant.

Salvia “Marine Blue”

Evergreen Perennial

Attracts hummingbirds.  Low mounding sage with grey-green leaves and tall spikes of dark blue flowers from spring to fall.

Salvia “Mesa Azure”

S. microphylla “Mesa Azure”
Evergreen perennial/shrub

Light purple flowers spring through fall. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Grows well in light shade, more flowers in sun. Deer-resistant

Salvia “Orchid Glow”

Evergreen perennial/shrub

Fragrant shiny green, oval leaves up to 1 inch. Large purple-magenta flowers bloom summer through fall.

Salvia “Pacific Blue”

S. brandegei “Pacific Blue”
Evergreen perennial/shrub

Channel Island native. Heavily branched shrub, narrow green leaves, tiered whorls of dark lavender blue flowers. Long-lived, very drought-tolerant.

Salvia “Playa Rosa”

S. greggii “Playa Rosa”

Evergreen perennial/shrub

Semi-woody dwarf salvia will be covered in soft pink blooms in the summer and fall. Best in full sun, with some shade in hotter areas. Attracts bees and butterflies.

Salvia “Point Sal”

S. leucophylla “Point Sal”
Evergreen perennial/shrub

Low growing, but wide spreading. Deer resistant, attracts butterflies, fragrant flowers.

Salvia “Pozo Blue”

Evergreen Perennial/Shrub

Fragrant grey-green leaves. Very drought-tolerant. Strongly fragrant lavender blue flowers. A native Butterfly Bush! Deer resistant. Great at coast or inland with alkali soils.

Salvia “Raspberry Delight”

Evergreen perennial/shrub

Masses of red raspberry flowers throughout the warm seasons. Needs fast draining soils. Deer resistant.

Salvia “Red Velvet”

S. microphylla “Red Velvet”
Evergreen Perennial

Large Ruby-red flowers spring through fall. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Grows well in light shade, more flowers in sun. Deer-resistant

Salvia “Royal Blue”

Evergreen perennial

Large dark green leaves topped with lots of royal blue flowers all summer long and into the fall. Needs some summer irrigation.

Salvia “Syracuse”

Evergreen perennial/shrub

Dark Cotton Candy Pink flowers spring through fall. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Grows well in light shade, more flowers in sun. Deer-resistant

 

 

Salvia “Ultra Violet”

S. lycioides x S. greggii

Fragrant foliage with showy set of vibrant purple blooms from late spring through fall. Deadhead the flowers thru the summer for many more blooms. Deer resistant.

Salvia “Violin Music”

S. greggii “Violin Music”
Evergreen perennial/shrub

Semi-woody dwarf salvia will bloom violet summer through into winter. Best in full sun, except in hotter areas.

Salvia apiana

Evergreen perennial

Likes dry slopes. Low mounding sage with soft white leaves. Can grow 5ft. tall bloom spikes with hundreds of flowers. Ceremonial uses, was burned in sweat lodges.

Salvia argentea

Evergreen perennial

Low mounding perennial with short broad leaves, fuzzy and white. Tall white blooms develop in summer atop 2 foot tall stems.

Salvia chamaedryoides

Evergreen perennial

Low mounding sage with soft green leaves and year-round tall blue bloom spikes.

Salvia elegans

Evergreen perennial

Mounding sage with soft green pineapple-scented leaves. Scarlet red flowers. Easy to grow. Boil leaves for a tea, or add fresh as a garnish.

Salvia greggii

Evergreen Perennial

Semi-woody dwarf salvia. Bright pink flowers in spring through winter. Best in full sun at coast, afternoon shade inland.

Salvia greggii “Red”

Evergreen perennial/shrub

Semi-woody dwarf salvia will bloom bright red through into winter. Best in full sun, except in hotter areas.

Salvia leucophylla

Evergreen perennial/shrub

Fuzzy white leaves and light purple flowers make this a standout. Deer resistant, attracts butterflies, fragrant flowers.

Salvia mellifera

Evergreen perennial

A common sage in California coastal scrub communities as far north as the San Francisco. Very aromatic. Tight whorls of lavender blossoms.

Salvia microphylla

Evergreen perennial/shrub

Red flowers spring through fall. Small leaves. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Grows well in light shade, more flowers in sun. Deer-resistant.

Salvia microphylla “Yachats”

PPAF
Evergreen perennial/shrub

Beautiful light purple flowers spring through fall. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Grows well in light shade, more flowers in sun. Compact form suitable for containers. Deer-resistant.

Salvia muirii

Evergreen Perennial

Short, woody shrub with small semi-folded leaves that release a subtle camphor fragrance when crushed. Flowers of violet-blue with white appear late spring through early fall. Great coastal plant

Salvia munzii

Evergreen perennial

Small shrubs with tight whorls of light lavender to blue blossoms. Will go dormant in Fall if kept dry. Does well in containers. Mixes well with Monkeyflowers.