Rob's plants
home garden plants wildlife seed photos
plant sale journal topics plantlinks fun guestbook

Salvia tiliifolia

 
Salvia tiliifolia
lindenleaf sage; tarahumara chia
Salvia tiliifolia

Common name lindenleaf sage; tarahumara chia
Family lamiaceae
Life cycle annual
Flowers violet (summer)
Size 40"
Light sun
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Annual sage native to central America, but now also colonized in the United States and parts of Africa. Its name comes from the resemblence of the shape and pleat pattern of its leaves to those of the linden tree. Our colony came into the garden from an initial indoor sowing of traded seed, which bloomed in June. Since then, it has returned by self-sowing in our curve garden, where it is later to get started than most plants. By mid-July, they their tidy mounds of leaves have taken over the entire area, are some of the tiny blue flowers are starting up.

lindenleaf sage; tarahumara chia

We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.

Seed for this plant is included on my seed trade list

About my plant portraits
PlantLinks to other web pages about Salvia tiliifolia


Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '12/'13 exchange. Baggy 70F (50%G, 4-9d)


I welcome comments about my web pages; feel free to use the form below to leave feedback about this particular page. For the benefit of other visitors to these pages, I will list any relevant comments you leave, and if appropriate, I will update my page to correct mis-information. Faced with an ever-increasing onslaught of spam, I'm forced to discard any comments including html markups. Please submit your comment as plain text. If you have a comment about the website as a whole, please leave it in my guestbook. If you have a question that needs a personal response, please e-mail me.

Your name

Your comments

home garden plants wildlife seed plant sale topics guestbook journal plantlinks

Last modified: August 09, 2015
Contact me