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Chia (Salvia columbariae)
chiaDESCRIPTION: Annual to 20". Flowers deep blue, somewhat tubular with 5 unequal lobes. Flowers are small but grow in dense, round clusters that appear spiky. Leaves simple, deeply lobed, green, to 4" long. Stems square. Labiatae (Mint) Family.
NATURAL HISTORY: Flowers bloom March-May.

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