Texas Sage

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Growing Zone: 8-11

Growing Zone: 8-11 Outdoors

Plant Specifications

Plant Name Texas Sage Green (Leucophyllum frutescens)
Mature Height 2-4 feet
Mature Width 2-3 feet
Spacing 2-3 feet apart
Sunlight Full Sun
Temperature Tolerance 70-95°F
Watering Needs Low
Growth Rate 6 inches/year
Difficulty Level Easy
Grows Well Indoors No
Flowering Time Summer
Origin Native to southwestern United States and Mexico

Texas Sage: A Drought-Tolerant Beauty

One of the most rewarding aspects of growing Texas Sage (Leucophyllum frutescens) lies in its remarkable resilience and minimal maintenance requirements. This drought-tolerant and heat-resistant shrub is well-suited for arid climates, making it an ideal choice for water-wise landscaping. The Texas Sage's ability to thrive in challenging conditions, coupled with its vibrant and showy blooms, allows gardeners to enjoy a burst of color even in the hottest months.

The silver-gray foliage of Texas Sage adds an appealing contrast to the landscape, and when in bloom, the profusion of tubular flowers creates a stunning visual display. Another notable advantage is its resistance to pests and diseases, reducing the need for frequent interventions and ensuring a hassle-free gardening experience.

Whether used as a standalone specimen, a hedge, or in a xeriscape design, the Texas Sage's hardiness and adaptability make it a standout choice for those seeking a low-maintenance yet visually striking addition to their garden. Enjoy the beauty of Texas Sage without the constant upkeep, and let this resilient shrub thrive with minimal effort.

Texas Sage, also known as Leucophyllum frutescens, is a stunning evergreen shrub that is native to the southwestern United States and Mexico This plant is a popular choice for gardeners who want to add a touch of desert beauty to their landscape With its silvery-green foliage and delicate purple flowers, Texas Sage Green is a drought-tolerant beauty that is sure to impress

How to Grow Texas Sage Green

Texas Sage is a hardy plant that is easy to grow It prefers full sun and well-drained soil, but can also tolerate partial shade and poor soil conditions This plant is drought-tolerant and can survive long periods without water, making it an excellent choice for xeriscaping Texas Sage Green can grow up to 8 feet tall and 6 feet wide, so make sure to give it plenty of space to spread out

Care Tips for Texas Sage Green

To keep your Texas Sage healthy and thriving, it is important to provide it with proper care Water your plant deeply once a week during the growing season, and reduce watering during the winter months Prune your Texas Sage Green in the early spring to promote new growth and maintain its shape Fertilize your plant with a balanced fertilizer in the spring and fall to encourage healthy growth

Uses for Texas Sage Green

Texas Sage is a versatile plant that can be used in a variety of ways It makes an excellent hedge or border plant, and can also be used as a specimen plant or in a mixed border The delicate purple flowers of Texas Sage attract bees and butterflies, making it a great choice for pollinator gardens This plant is also deer-resistant, making it a good choice for gardens in areas with high deer populations

Planting Tips for Texas Sage Green

When planting Texas Sage, make sure to choose a location with full sun and well-drained soil Dig a hole that is twice as wide as the root ball, and plant the shrub at the same depth it was in the container Water your plant deeply after planting, and mulch around the base to help retain moisture

Maintenance of Texas Sage Green

Texas Sage is a low-maintenance plant that requires minimal care Prune your plant in the early spring to promote new growth and maintain its shape Remove any dead or damaged branches as needed Fertilize your plant with a balanced fertilizer in the spring and fall to encourage healthy growth



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