Sages: Purple Sage/Blue Sage hybrid, “Pozo Blue” in the Virtual Garden Tour at the Ohlone College Newark Center

Purple Sage/Blue Sage hybrid, “Pozo Blue” (Salvia leucophylla x clevelandii)

  • Perennial evergreen shrub with gray-green leaves and clusters of blue-lavender flowers
  • Tolerates drought better than blue sage, which is native to the coast of southern California and northern Baja California
  • Highly tolerant of drought and very attractive to pollinators such as hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies
—Photo by Lenna Withrow.