This evergreen Shrub is native to coastal areas from California to Baja. In spring black sage bears tightly packed whorls of white or light blue flowers. Has a very strong sweet musky aroma.
Growth Form/Defining Characteristics: 3-6’ high, 3-5’ wide. Upright.
Light: Full Sun
Water: Drought tolerant, Once Established
Soil: can tolerate low quality sandy clays but prefers well drained loam
Hardiness: Sunset zones 9,14-17
Type: Perennial, slightly summer deciduous in extreme drought