Plant Data Sheet  
 
  Salvia buchananii
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NOMENCLATURE
Botanical Name: Salvia buchananii
Common Name: Buchanan Sage
DESCRIPTION
A shrubby rounded perennial from Mexico with drooping, velvety magenta-red flowers in loose, interrupted clusters on erect, branched, brittle stems. Waxy, rich green leaves are widely spaced along the stems. In mild climates, Buchanan Sage is evergreen and flowers nearly all year.
CULTURAL INFORMATION
Light Exposure: Sun
Water Requirements: Regular
Sunset Zone: 14-24
USDA Zone: 20 to 25 F( Z9a)
PLANT ANATOMY
Plant Habit: Rounded, shrubby
Height (at Maturity): 1-2 ft.
Width (at Maturity): 1-2 ft
FLOWER CHARACTERISTICS
Color: Reddish-purple
Season: Summer-Fall
Length: 2"
LEAF CHARACTERISTICS
Color: Deep green
Shape: Oval
Texture: Glossy
Length: 2-3"
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