White Sage

Salvia apiana

White Sage  - Salvia apiana
White Sage  - Salvia apiana
White Sage  - Salvia apiana
White Sage  - Salvia apiana

White Sage

Salvia apiana

Truly among the more unique Sages native to California is Salvia apiana, or White Sage.  An evergreen perennial shrub reaching to about 5 feet tall and wide.  It gets it's name from the nearly white foliage which is also highly fragrant.  Once established, this plant needs almost zero supplimental water.   Make sure the soil has good drainage for this plant to thrive.  Plant in full sun.   Lightly colored lavender flower spikes appear in Summer.  Native to Southwest US and Mexico.  One of our favorites!

Foliage: Evergreen

Sun Exposure: Full Sun (6+ Hours Of Direct Sunlight)

Water Needs: Low

Bloom Season: Summer

Mature Height: 4-5'

Mature Width: 5-6'

Attributes: Drought Tolerant, Xeriscape, Deer Resistant, California Native Garden, Southwestern Garden, Mediterranean & Tuscan Garden, English & Cottage Garden

Proper planting technique will help your plants thrive! Follow these simple steps to help your plants establish quickly, develop a strong root system, and live longer:

  • Properly dig the hole
  • Amend the soil to suit each particular plant
  • Place the plant and backfill the soil
  • Provide ample water for each particular plant
  • Review our how to plant guide!

For detailed information, please download our planting guides:

We deliver to Southern California including Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Diego County, Riverside County, Imperial County, Ventura County, Santa Barbara County, and neighboring areas.

List of delivery zones and rates.
Delivery Zone Delivery Rate
Zone 1 $69.00
Zone 2 $89.00
Zone 3 $109.00
Zone 4 $139.00
Zone 5 $179.00
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