Salvia canariensis (Canary Island sage) is an erect perennial shrub native to the Canary Islands. It can reach 2-2.3 m in height and 1.5 m width in a single season. The triangular leaves are pale green, and the stems and underside of the leaves are covered with long white hairs. The flowers range from pale purple to deep purple magenta.

Photos: Sarah Chah

Plant Info

Latin Name: Salvia canariense

Family Name: Lamiaceae

Origin: Canary Islands

Garden Location: Grey Leaf Trail