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PlantFiles: Saltillo Sage, Coahuila Sage
Salvia coahuilensis

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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:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

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

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive CarolineL 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.

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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