Plant of the Week 01/17/2020
Mojave Sage - Salvia pachyphylia Zone 5-8
This California native plant thrives in New Mexico and is a great addition to any garden because of its beauty.
Blueish-silver foliage has an unusual sage shape but adds a nice contrast to the large, bright, lavender colored flowers. Blooms all summer long. Prune after blooms are spent.
Plant in full sun and well drained soils for best results. Tolerates a wide variety of soil types. Mojave sage requires little water or maintenance once established. Can reach 3' tall and wide. Attracts bees, hummingbirds and butterflies. Deer and rabbit resistant.