Sages: Purple Sage variety “Point Sol” in the Virtual Garden Tour at the Ohlone College Newark Center

Purple Sage variety “Point Sol” (Salvia leucophylla)

  • Perennial evergreen shrub with light gray leaves and pale purple flowers
  • Native to the dry southern coastal mountain ranges of California and Baja California
  • Popular in xeriscaping (low-water-use landscaping), good for suppressing weeds
—Photo by Lenna Withrow.