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Salvia chionophylla

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Salvia (SAL-vee-uh) (Info)
Species: chionophylla

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Category:
Groundcovers
Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Medium Blue

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Evergreen
Silver/Gray

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral marasri On Apr 12, 2009, marasri from Dripping Springs, TX wrote:

Amazingly drought hardy and takes alkaline rocky soil in full sun. it can ramble and other plants can inter mingle with it in a wild flower garden.

Positive Happy_1 On Oct 19, 2005, Happy_1 from Fort Lauderdale, FL (Zone 10b) wrote:

Lovely ground cover....Not invasive.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Live Oak, Florida
Austin, Texas
Dripping Springs, Texas



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