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Eyelash-Leaved Sage
Salvia blepharophylla 'Diablo'

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

Perennials

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry

Regional

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

Cave Creek, Arizona

Chico, California

Sacramento, California

Temecula, California

Hebron, Kentucky

Austin, Texas

Sugar Land, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 16, 2004, KMAC from Co. Cork
Ireland (Zone 9a) wrote:

Brilliant scarlet red flowers with protruding white stamens and style give them a devilish appearance, hence the name Diablo.The other part of its name refers to the leaves which are fringed with tiny hairs like eyelashes. This plant spreads stoloniferously and has a slightly more upright growth habit than other Salvia blepharophylla.