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Salvia lemmonii A. Gray
Synonym(s): Salvia microphylla var. wislizeni
USDA Symbol: SALE5
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
An aromatic, leafy, branched plant, somewhat woody near base, with upward-angled, bilaterally symmetrical, deep pink to crimson flowers in raceme-like clusters at stem ends.
This handsome plant has the long, tubular, reddish flowers typical of many plants visited by hummingbirds.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
, NM Native Distribution:
Southern Arizona and northern Mexico. Native Habitat: In
dry woods on rocky slopes and in canyons.
Record Last Modified: 2009-03-12
Research By: TWC Staff