Salvia leucantha

Botanical Name: Salvia greggii

Phonetic: Sal-VEE-uh Loo-Kan-thuh

Common Name(s): Mexican Bush Sage

Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Eastern Mexico, tropical Americas
Plant Type:  Perennial shrub
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Olive green above and silvery-white beneath
Fall Color:
Texture: Soft
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Late summer into late fall
Flower Color(s): Purple (calyces) and white

Exposure: Full sun
USDA: 8-10
Climate Zone(s): 13-24
Growth Rate: Fast                          
Height: 3-5 Feet
Spread: 3-5 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium/low
Pest/Diseases: No serious problems
Soil: Grows in variety of soil conditions

Features: Mounding habit, long and narrow leaves, highly attractive for hummingbirds and butterflies, showy flowers
Uses: Borders, foundations, containers, bedding, filler, mass

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