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Salvia pachyphylla

Rose or Blue Sage

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Family: Lamiaceae

Type: Shrub, 3'h x 2.5'w

Flowers: Spring to Fall

Flower Color: Blue, Purple

Likes: Full Sun


Very hardy, beautiful, evergreen sage. Perennial. Long flowering period. Attracts bees and hummingbirds. Very drought tolerant.


Colorful as part of drought tolerant landscaping. Color throughout the summer.  Over water will cause this to burnout. 


Desert plant.  Very drought tolerant


Desert plant.  Avoid summer irrigation after established.


Needs good drainage.


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