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  Salvia blepharophylla
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NOMENCLATURE
Botanical Name: Salvia blepharophylla
Common Name: Eyelash Sage
DESCRIPTION
A shrubby spreading perennial from Mexico with vibrant red flowers in loose clusters on thin, brittle, hairy, purplish stems. In mild climates, Eyelash Sage is evergreen and flowers nearly all year. Oval, glossy dark green leaves are edged with fine hairs resembling eyelashes. This salvia can spread indefinitely by underground rhizomes.
CULTURAL INFORMATION
Light Exposure: Sun
Water Requirements: Regular
Sunset Zone: 14-24
USDA Zone: 10 to 15 F( Z8a)
PLANT ANATOMY
Foliage Growth Cycle: Semi-deciduous
Plant Habit: Spreading, shrubby
Height (at Maturity): 1-1/2 - 2 ft.
FLOWER CHARACTERISTICS
Color: Red
Season: Late Spring-Fall
Length: 3/4-1"
LEAF CHARACTERISTICS
Color: Dark green
Shape: Oval to triangular, irregularly toothed edges
Texture: Finely hairy
Length: 2"
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