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Salvia microphylla

Small leaf sage

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Salvia microphylla
Principal Common Name Small leaf sage
Common Name(s)
Description Wiry-looking shrub with many local variants with a range of red flowers.
General Comments
Nativity Arizona, Mexico
Height Range
Spread Range
Flower Showy
Sunset Zones 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Bright Green : Dark Green
Leaf Texture Toothed
Form Shrub
Flower Color Red
Flower Time Spring : Fall : Winter
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Color : Drought tolerant : Flower

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