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Salvia 'Cabrillo Twilight'

This hybrid sage was discovered by Kathe Navarez at Cabrillo College in Aptos CA.  It is a hybrid between Salvia gesneriiflora and Salvia madrensis.  It has the size and stature of S. gesneriiflora, growing to about 6' tall and wide.  The leaves are pale green and the flowers are pale yellow, blooming from midsummer through early winter.


6 ft


6 ft


6 ft

Salvia 'Cabrillo Twilight' Characteristics


  • Fast-growing
  • Aromatic foliage
  • Evergreen

Flower color

  • Yellow / Chartreuse

Foliage color

  • Green / Blue-green

Growth habit (plant shape)

  • Upright


  • Sunny all day - Coast
  • Light or dappled shade
  • Morning sun

Season of interest (flowering)

  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Fall

Season of interest (foliage)

  • Year round

Your soil type

  • Clay-loam
  • Sandy loam
  • Loam

Water requirements

  • None - Low

Critter resistance

  • Deer resistant

Wildlife appeal

  • Attracts bees
  • Attracts birds
  • Attracts beneficial insects
  • Attracts hummingbirds


  • Hybrid