Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Salvia hispanica, Chia

Common Name: Chia

Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Salvia

Species: hispanica

Characteristics of Plant
native to Central and Southern Mexico and Guatemala - for more information regarding the Aztec ceremonial and present food uses, see wikipedia.org at http://www.google.com/#sclient=psy-ab&hl=en&source=hp&q="Sal...
tender perennial grown as annual

3' tall

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 9
Zone 10

Plant Form


Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Flower Color

Reproduces By
Stem Fragments

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