Chihuahuan Sage

 

Leucophyllum laevigatum  

Scrophulariaceae

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Form: Shrub
Seasonality: Evergreen
Size: 4 ft high by 5 ft wide
Leaves: Simple, alternate, oval, light green
Flowers: In leaf axils, blue; bloom from summer through fall
Fruit: Insignificant
Stems/Trunks: Not ornamental, open and sprawling
Range/Origin: Texas, SW US
Hardiness: Sunset Zones; 8-24, 10F

Comments: Low litter, no thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

        Exposure: Full sun

        Water: Low to moderate

        Soil: Tolerant, well-drained

         Propagation: Cuttings

         Maintenance: Low, prune to encourage dense habit

 

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