Sages: California Hummingbird Sage in the Virtual Garden Tour at the Ohlone College Newark Center

California Hummingbird Sage (Salvia spathacea)

  • Perennial evergreen shrub with strongly-scented, bright green leaves and clusters of rose-colored flowers; has soft hairs all over
  • Native to the California chaparral and woodland ecoregion
  • Attracts hummingbirds and humans alike with its pleasantly fruity scent
—Photo by Lenna Withrow.