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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 18 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 24 - (and spreading) inches
Leaves: Other: Triangular, serrated leaves
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Groundcover
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Arizona Sage (Salvia arizonica) was a featured
Plant of the Day for April 20, 2016.

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Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on May 25, 2013 9:19 PM

"Salvia arizonica is a species of sage known commonly as desert indigo sage and Arizona sage. It can be distinguished from its relatives by its triangular, serrated leaves. It blooms copiously in small blue flowers. This is a vigorous sage which propagates via underground spreading runners and seeds. It is native to Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. It is frequently found at higher elevations."

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Salvia of the Day: Sage (Salvia arizonica 'Deep Blue') by Marilyn Apr 30, 2017 10:52 PM 1
Salvia of the Day: Arizona Sage (Salvia arizonica) by Marilyn Apr 19, 2016 10:26 PM 1
Growing Salvias in zone 6a by GDJCB Mar 23, 2016 8:52 PM 11
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