Sages: Somalian Mountain Sage in the Virtual Garden Tour at the Ohlone College Newark Center

Somalian Mountain Sage (Salvia somalensis)

  • Perennial with bright green fuzzy leaves and pale blue flowers
  • Native to the highlands of Somalia, along the horn of Africa
  • Drought-tolerant, attracts hummingbirds, and current subject of cosmetic and medical research
—Photo by Lenna Withrow.