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Mexican Bush Sage

Salvia leucantha


Height - 4 feet

Width - 4 feet


Full sun

Plant Type

Adapted shrubby perennial,

"Texas Superstar"

Other common names

'Santa Barbara'

Mexican Bush Sage


Close up view

Full plant view

Save Water   Low to medium water required
More Color   Purple and white flowers from mid-summer to fall
Attract Wildlife   Flowers attract hummingbirds, butterflies and bees
Reduce Maintenance   Deadhead spent flowers for more blooms
Texas Tough    Mexican Bush Sage is considered a Texas Superstar Plant!

Interesting Facts

Is known for its unique purple and white flowers on long inflorescensces (flower stalks).  Foliage is visually interesting; tops of leaves are dark green, while stems and undersides of leaves are whitish.  Blooming period actually peaks in fall, which makes the plant an important nectar source for migrating butterflies. 

Mexican Bush Sage in Frisco

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