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

Blue Sage/Purple Sage hybrid, “Whirly Blue” (Salvia clevelandii x S. leucophylla)

  • Perennial shrub with aromatic gray-green leaves and violet flowers
  • Both parent species are native to Southern California’s coastal sage and chaparral habitat
  • Attracts pollinators such as bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
—Photo by Lenna Withrow.