Search Our Plant Database

Search Options

1. Click below to search for Genus by letter


2. Search by Genus (type complete genus or first few letters below)


3. Do a custom search by plant features (select any or all)

Salvia 'Big Swing'

Common Name:

Plant Type:
Evergreen shrub
Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)
Geographic Origin:
Hybrid origin
California Native?:
Plant Size:
5-6 feet
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Mixed plantings
Flowering Season:
Summer and fall
Flower Color:
Bright blue
Sun or light shade
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 25-30 degrees F.
Big leaved upright sage is a hybrid from the garden of Betsy Clebsch, probably involving Salvia macrophylla. Long spikes of bright blue purple flowers are showy in summer and fall. Sun or light shade, moderate watering.