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Darcy's sage

Salvia Darcyi

Description:

Salvia darcyi grows to 20 to 30 inches wide and 35 to 40 inches tall. It spreads by stolons, runners that creep along the ground and grow into wide, dense clumps. The plant's sticky, pastel-green leaves are triangular or heart shaped.

Habitat:

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Notes:

Salvia darcyi reportedly was discovered by plant nursery collectors near Galena, Mexico, in 1988. A 1991 British expedition into northern Mexico found it growing in a rocky limestone ravine 9,000 feet high in the Sierra Madre Oriental mountain range. The plant originally was called Salvia oresbia, but in a 1994 issue of Kew, the magazine of the Royal Botanical gardens in Kew, England, James Compton renamed it after John d'Arcy, a member of the British collecting team. It is often still called Salvia oresbia. Read more: The Salvia Darcyi Plant | Garden Guides http://www.gardenguides.com/104181-salvi...

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joanbstanley
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joanbstanley

Denton, Texas, USA

Spotted on Aug 17, 2013
Submitted on Aug 18, 2013

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