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Salvia pachyphylla

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Salvia pachyphylla

Species Name: Salvia pachyphylla
Common Name: Rose Sage

A low-growing fragrant perennial with beautiful two-tone flowers. Native to the high desert, this sage tolerates extreme drought, heat and freezing temperatures. Grey foliage and small leaves provide texture in the garden.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 2' H x 3' W
Growth Habit: Low, mounding, creeping
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 0 degrees F
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: Rose/Blue
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Southern Sierra Nevada, Tehachapis, San Bernardino, Peninsular Ranges, Desert Mountains
Natural Habitat: Dry slopes, pinyon-juniper woodland, yellow pine forest

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