Texas Sage

(Texas Ranger)

 

Leucophyllum frutescens

 

Scrophulariacea

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Form: Shrub
Seasonality
: Evergreen

Size: 6 ft high by 6 ft wide
Leaves
: Gray green, wooly
Flowers
: Profuse white, pink or purple blooms after monsoon rain
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: Upright and mound shaped
Range/Origin
: Chihuahua Desert
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 7-24, H1, H2, 10o F

Comments: No thorns, good trimmed as a hedge

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full sun, reflective heat

         Water: Low

         Soil: Most well drained, including alkaline, soils

        Propagation: Cuttings, seeds

         Maintenance: Minimal

 

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