Salvia tiliifolia. (Tarahumara Chia). A native plant from southeastern Arizona to South America. The tiny flowers and lush foliage makes this an attractive landscape plant for summer gardens. The plants will grow up to 3 feet tall and produce delicate blue flowers. Gathered and used medicinally by the Rarámuri. From our Seed-Bank Collection.
- Origin: high desert, about 5600' elevation; but grows well in the low desert
- Plant seeds with the summer rains about 1/4 inch deep.
- Approx. 0.2g/50 seeds per packet.