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PlantFiles: Arizona Sage
Salvia arizonica

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Salvia (SAL-vee-uh) (Info)
Species: arizonica (air-ih-ZAWN-ih-kuh) (Info)

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Category:
Perennials

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

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
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)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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:
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive BajaBlue On Jul 30, 2012, BajaBlue from Rancho Santa Rita, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Hundreds of small, blue and purple-blue flowers hover over this beauty's glossy, dark green foliage. This long blooming sage, flowers in late spring and will repeat bloom later with summer rains.

Native to the pine forests of AZ, this blue flowered beauty is a winner for the kind of dry shade found under trees, conifers and tall shrubs. It spreads slowly to form a tall, pleasing groundcover.

A favorite nectar snack for hummingbirds and bees, plants
are grown from seed from high elevation pine forests in Graham Co., AZ

Regional...

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

Tucson, Arizona
Louisville, Kentucky



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