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Salvia columbariae - Chia (Plant)

Salvia columbariae - Chia (Plant)


  • Salvia columbariae - Chia (Plant)

    Salvia columbariae - Chia (Plant)

    $5.00 Excl. tax

      IN-STORE PICKUP ONLY Nursery hours are Tuesday-Saturday 8:30am-4:30pm. We do not ship or deliver plants.Available in store: Check availability

      An annual sage with vivid blue-purple flowers. Common locally and easy to grow from seed. Seeds sown in fall require only winter rain to establish, but give transplants supplemental water for 2-4 weeks after planting.


      Plant Characteristics
      Species NameSalvia columbariae
      Common NameChia
      Plant TypeAnnual
      Sun ExposureCoast-Sun, Inland-Sun,
      Water RequirementLow
      Soil TypeSand, fast draining
      Flower ColorBlue, Purple, Violet, Lavender
      Flowering MonthsMarch, April, May, June
      Height by Width1ft. x 1ft.
      Specialty Features
      • Butterflies/Moths
      • Songbirds
      • Aromatic
      • Hummingbirds
      • Local Plants
      • Edible
      • Parkways
      • Pollinators
      • Deer Resistant

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