Salvia Allen Chickering is
a hybrid between Salvia clevelandii and Salvia leucophylla and has many of
the best attributes of both. Salvia Allen Chickering grows to 5 feet
or more tall and wide. The Allen Chickering Sage is quite fragrant
and has gray foliage. The lavender blue flowers come on in Spring
and can last well into Summer and may repeat in the Fall. Salvia
Allen Chickering should be grown in full sun with good drainage.
Plants are quite drought tolerant once established. Salvia Allen Chickering
is a great nectar source for the Mournful Duskywing
and the California Dogface Butterfly
and is a nice addition to the Butterfly Garden. Salvia Allen
Chickering is Winter hardy into the mid to high teens.
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