Salvia clevelandii ‘Winnifred Gilman’

Winnifred Gilman Cleveland Sage

Boething Treeland Farms grows over 1,200 varieties of trees, shrubs, perennials and specialty plants on ten California nurseries to serve the wholesale landscape and nursery industries throughout the Western United States and beyond.

Plant Type: Shrubs

Evergreen-Deciduous: Evergreen

Overall Mature Size: Medium

Also Grown As: Bush

Mature Height & Spread: 3-4' x 3-4'

Natural Growth Habit: Mounding

Native To: California

Exposure: Full Sun

Water: Low Water

Flower Color: Blue

Bloom Time: Summer

Special Features: Attracts Birds/Butterflies / Deer Resistant / Drought Resistant / Fragrant

Container Sizes: #1, #5

Sunset Garden Zones: 8, 9, 12-24

A Bit More

A terrific selection of California Blue Sage for a modest-sized garden, Salvia clevelandii ‘Winifred Gilman’ grows to 3-4’ tall and wide. Open, vibrant blue flowers bloom atop red stems throughout the summer and attract a variety of pollinators, especially hummingbirds. As with all Salvia clevelandii, the grey-green foliage of ‘Winnifred Gilman’ has a strong fragrance. Be cautious when siting this plant, because some people love the fragrance while others dislike it. A native to California, this sage wants to be summer dry, so plant in full sun with proper drainage, and provide little water after establishment. Named after one of the propagators at Strybing Arboretum (now the San Francisco Botanical Garden), Winnifred Gilman grows well in a variety well-drained soils, less so in clay. Plant in full sun and provide little to no water after establishment. Cold hardy to 15° F. Deer and drought tolerant, use Salvia clevlandii ‘Winnifred Gilman’ in water-wise, mediterranean and native landscapes.

A Bit More

A terrific selection of California Blue Sage for a modest-sized garden, Salvia clevelandii ‘Winifred Gilman’ grows to 3-4’ tall and wide. Open, vibrant blue flowers bloom atop red stems throughout the summer and attract a variety of pollinators, especially hummingbirds. As with all Salvia clevelandii, the grey-green foliage of ‘Winnifred Gilman’ has a strong fragrance. Be cautious when siting this plant, because some people love the fragrance while others dislike it. A native to California, this sage wants to be summer dry, so plant in full sun with proper drainage, and provide little water after establishment. Named after one of the propagators at Strybing Arboretum (now the San Francisco Botanical Garden), Winnifred Gilman grows well in a variety well-drained soils, less so in clay. Plant in full sun and provide little to no water after establishment. Cold hardy to 15° F. Deer and drought tolerant, use Salvia clevlandii ‘Winnifred Gilman’ in water-wise, mediterranean and native landscapes.