Eyelash-Leaved Sage (Salvia blepharophylla) in the Salvias Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12 inches
Plant Spread: 24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


Eyelash-Leaved Sage (Salvia blepharophylla) was a featured
Plant of the Day for October 4, 2016.

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Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on May 26, 2013 11:55 PM

"Salvia blepharophylla (eyelash-leaved sage) is a creeping perennial from the Mexican states of San Luis Potosí and Tamaulipas. The epithet, blepharophylla, is from the Greek for "with leaves fringed like eyelashes". It's a rapidly spreading stoloniferous plant with 0.98 inch long signal-red flowers with an orange undertone. The flowers grow in loose whorls spaced about 0.98 inch apart, on 12 inches long inflorescences. In full bloom the plant reaches 18 inches in height."

Taken from wikipedia's page at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S...

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What Plants Are You Going To Grow For 2018? by Marilyn Aug 28, 2018 3:26 PM 52
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