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Salvia mellifera - Black Sage (Seed)

Salvia mellifera - Black Sage (Seed)

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  • Salvia mellifera - Black Sage (Seed)
    • Salvia mellifera - Black Sage (Seed)
    • Salvia mellifera - Black Sage (Seed)
    • Salvia mellifera - Black Sage (Seed)
    • Salvia mellifera - Black Sage (Seed)

    Salvia mellifera - Black Sage (Seed)

    Easy to grow--likes poor soils and hot, dry areas. Found locally from the Santa Monica Mtns, Verdugos, Santa Susanas, and San Gabriel Mtns. Flowers can be white, blue, or lavender. Leaves are very fragrant.

    Details

    Plant Characteristics
    Species NameSalvia mellifera
    Common NameBlack Sage
    Plant TypeShrubs
    Height by Width5ft. x 5ft.
    Flower ColorPurple, Violet, Lavender, White, Cream
    Flowering MonthsMarch, April, May, June
    Sun ExposureInland-Part Sun
    Water RequirementLow
    Soil TypeAny
    Sowing SeasonYear Round
    Sowing Difficulty Level*Easy
    Seeds Per Packet500
     
    Sowing Rates
    1 oz--
    1/4 lbs--
    1/2 lbs--
    1 lbs--

    * Sowing difficulty levels:
    • Easy: Sow in-ground or in pots with simple or no pretreatment
    • Moderate: Sow in-ground or in pots with pretreatment; may produce staggered germination
    • Difficult: Sow in pots with pretreatment and stratification; may produce staggered germination
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