Salvia chiapensis (Chiapas Sage) - A herbaceous perennial which will typically grow 2-4 feet tall by as wide with stems rising from the roots but if happy can reach to 4 feet tall and wide. It has bright ivy-green glossy elliptical leaves that are 3 inches long by 1 1/2 wide and have sunken veins prominently marking the upper surface. Much of the year but primarily from late summer through winter appear the bright fuchsia colored flowers that have green calyces and are borne in well spaced whorls of 3 to 6 flowers on erect one foot tall stems. Plant in a well-drained soil rich with organic matter in full coastal sun to shade or part sun - grows larger in the shade and resents heavy soils. This cloud forest plant requires regular irrigation.
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