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'Rio Bravo' Sage

Leucophyllum langmaniae 'Rio Bravo'


Height - 5 feet

Width - 5 feet

Plant Type


Native shrub

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Full sun

Other common names

Cenizo 'Rio Bravo',
Rio Bravo Texas Sage,
Barometer Bush

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

Interesting Facts

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").

'Rio Bravo' Sage in Frisco

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