Botanical Name: Salvia leucophylla 'Point Sal Spreader' Add
Common Name: Point Sal Spreader Sage  
Plant photo of: Salvia leucophylla 'Point Sal Spreader'
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California Native Plant
  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Shrub, Ground cover


Height Range



Flower Color

Lavender, Pink


Flower Season



Leaf Color

Grey Green, White


Bark Color



Fruit Color



Fruit Season



Full, Half



Very Low, Low


Growth Rate



Soil Type

Sandy, Loam, Rocky


Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained


Soil pH



Adverse Factors

Attracts Bees

Design Styles

Mediterranean, Ranch, Spanish, Wild Garden


Accenting Features

Fragrance, Showy Flowers


Seasonal Interest



Location Uses

Parking Strip, Park, Parking Lot, Roadside


Special Uses

Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Naturalizing


Attracts Wildlife


Information by:
Photographer: El Nativo Growers, Inc.
  • Description

  • Notes

The Point Sal Spreader Sage is an evergreen shrub that grows 3'-4' tall and 4'-6' wide. It has gray green to white leaves. Flowers are pinkish purple. This shrub tolerates heat and droughts. This Salvia is a California native. This variety has a more prostrate form than other varieties.
Planting: 1. Dig a hole 1" less the depth and 2 times the width of the container. 2. Fill hole with water, let soak. 3. Set root ball in hole. 4. Fill hole halfway with native soil and water. 5. Finish back filling hole, build basin and water.