Mexican Bush Sage

 

 

Salvia leucantha

 

Lamiaceae

 

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Form: Perennial
Seasonality
: Semi-evergreen

Size: 4 ft high by 4 ft wide
Leaves
: Long, dark green, velvety leaves that are nearly white below
Flowers
: White whorls of flowers on foot long bloom spikes
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: Rounded shrub form
Range/Origin
: Eastern and central Mexico
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 12-24, H1, H2

Comments: No thorns, Attracts hummingbirds

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full sun

         Water: Regular to Moderate

         Soil: Most types, well drained

        Propagation: Seed, division

         Maintenance: Minimal

 

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