'Rio Bravo' Sage
Leucophyllum langmaniae 'Rio Bravo'
Height - 5 feet
Width - 5 feet
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Other common names
Cenizo 'Rio Bravo',
Rio Bravo Texas Sage,
Save Water Low water required
More Color Purple flowers with evergreen foliage
Attract Wildlife A magnet for bees, butterflies and hummingbirds
Reduce Maintenance Smaller size means less pruning is necessary
Texas Tough Survives both hot Texas summers and cold Texas winters
Foliage is a darker green than 'Lynn's Legacy' Sage, and flowers are a darker purple. Shrub has a tendency toward thick and bushy, rather than thin and leggy. Blooms just before or after a storm, depending on humidity and air pressure (hence the common name "Barometer Bush").