Salvia clevelandii (A.Gray) Greene

Jim Sage

Woody-based shrub to 1 m or so tall, slightly hairy. Leaves mostly ovate to narrowly ovate, to 2.5 cm long, toothed, surface wrinkled, shortly stalked, pleasantly aromatic. Flowers mostly in globular heads, sometimes in simple or branched spikes. Corolla with tube to about 1 cm long, white, violet-blue; spring to summer.


Leaves strongly scented; flowers in globular heads.

Source: Garnett, L.; Ellis, G.; Spencer, R.; Templeton, S. (2002). Salvia. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Lamiales
family       Lamiaceae
genus        Salvia L.