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Salvia pachyphylla

Salvia pachyphylla
Slightly spindly seedlings

Common name desert mountain sage
Family lamiaceae
Life cycle shrub (Z5-10)
Flowers purple-blue
Size 18-36"
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes needs excellent drainage; drought-resistant

Evergreen silvery foliage, showy blue flowers with purple bracts. Both leaves and flowers are fragrant, which explains why it is reportedly not a favorite with deer.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from Alplains Jan'13 order. Baggy 70F (35%G, 5d)
  2. Same seed as above, cold-stored. Baggy 70F (35%G, 5-14d)
  3. Seed from NARGS '17/'18 exchange. Baggy 70F (28%G, 3d)

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