SAGE, TEXAS (Cenizo, Purple Sage) Evergreen – Sun
Leucophyllum frutescens Ht. 5’-7’ Spread 5’-7’
lew-co-FI-lum FRU-tes-sens Spacing 3’
HABIT: Compact, soft and slow growing. Silver gray foliage. Purple or white flowers in summer. Will grow better if not overwatered.
CULTURE: Any soil with good drainage. Drought and heat tolerant.
USES: Specimen, mass, summer, color, gray foliage.
PROBLEMS: Too much water can kill it quickly.
NOTES: ‘Compactum’ is the dwarf form, ‘Green Cloud’ has darker foliage and
‘White Cloud’ has white flowers. Native to Texas and Mexico.