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Salvia blepharophylla

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Salvia (SAL-vee-uh) (Info)
Species: blepharophylla (blef-ar-oh-FIL-uh) (Info)

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
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:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Red

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

3 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive princessnonie On Jun 6, 2007, princessnonie from New Caney, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

Blooms OK in morning shade and afternoon sun..froze to the ground but reemerged in spring.. ( zone 8b)

Positive Pagancat On Mar 4, 2006, Pagancat from (Sheryl) Gainesboro, TN (Zone 6b) wrote:

Blooms almost constantly here in Phoenix. Easily propagated by soft wood cuttings. Blooms are an especially vivid red that will fade towards pink in the summer in strong light.

Positive KMAC On Oct 7, 2003, KMAC from Co. Cork
Ireland (Zone 9a) wrote:

It has amazingly vivid red flowers. It's called blepharophylla because it has tiny eyelash type hairs at the leaf edges.

Regional...

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

Phoenix, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Auburn, California
Chico, California
Corona, California
Fairfield, California
Perris, California
Sacramento, California
San Marino, California
Jacksonville, Florida
Austin, Texas
Belton, Texas
Haltom City, Texas
Mansfield, Texas
Mico, Texas
New Caney, Texas
San Antonio, Texas



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