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Santa Margarita, CA 93453
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Escondido, CA 92026
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This website is dedicated to Bert Wilson. His genius continues to inspire us. Update: Bert's Memorial Open House will be May 24.

Salvia columbariae

Chia.

We currently do not grow this plant.

A little annual sage that doesn't look like a sage. Not much scent but nice 1 inch flowers on a 1-2 foot plant. Native on the south slopes on rock or gravel. Chia grows commonly on disturbed soil. But highly variable, can grow in clay, in the desert grows only a few inches high. Here's a native sage page where you can see all the sages of California.

Salvia columbariae tolerates sand.

Salvia columbariae's foliage color is green-gray and type is na.
Salvia columbariae's flower color is blue.
Salvia columbariae's fruit is edible.

Communities for Salvia columbariae:Chaparral, Creosote Bush Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland and Southern Oak Woodland.

ph: 6.00 to 8.00
usda: 0 to 0
height[m]: 0.30 to 0.70
width[m]: 0.10 to 0.10
rainfall[cm]: 29.00 to 56.00

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