Saltillo Sage, Coahuila Sage
Salvia coahuilensis

Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Salvia (SAL-vee-uh) (Info)
Species: coahuilensis (kwa-wee-LEN-sis) (Info)
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Category:

Herbs

Perennials

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Dark Blue

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Aromatic

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Tucson, Arizona

Berkeley, California

Knights Landing, California

Temecula, California

Hebron, Kentucky

Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 14, 2008, CarolineL from Albuquerque, NM wrote:

I have had very good luck with this plant in my zone 7a garden. I has dark blue flowers from June through late October. It spreads, but so far hasn't become invasive. A periodic deep watering keeps it happy. It attracts bees.