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Salvia chionopeplica

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Species Name: Salvia chionopeplica
Common Name: Baja Sage

Endemic to Baja,California. This sage is super drought tolerant, prefers west facing slopes, and has beautiful blooms. Butterflies love this one.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 3' H x 5' W
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining, rocky
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 20 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Lavender
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Western slopes of San Pedro Martir, San Telmo, San Fernando
Natural Habitat: Rocky hillsides and bajadas

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