autumn sage

noun

Definition of autumn sage

  1. :  a small shrub (Salvia greggii) native to Texas and northern Mexico that is cultivated as an ornamental especially in the southwestern U.S. and has small, aromatic leaves and often showy flowers in terminal racemes Autumn sage is sturdy, pretty, drought tolerant and, with its usually red flowers, manna for hummingbirds. — Emily Green, Los Angeles Times, 9 Sept. 2004 —called also cherry sage

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1937

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1937


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