How to grow Salvia leucantha

Salvia leucantha growing shrub of the genus Salvia also known as Mexican bush sage, Salvia leucantha perennial evergreen used as ornamental, attract pollinators, fragrant, drought tolerant plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean or tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 8+.

Leaves fragrant in color green-gray leaf can be ovate to elliptic shape.

Salvia leucantha flower

Flower color purple or white in a dancer shape, the flowers grows in inflorescence on stems.

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Requirements for Salvia leucantha growing and care:

More than 5C, well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Recommended planting season?
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:

When is the best time to prune a Salvia leucantha shrub?
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Just for design

What is the size of a Salvia leucantha shrub?
1-2 m 3-6 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer / Autumn / Winter

General information about the flower
Dancer shape flowers color purple or white, the flowers grows in inflorescence on stems.

Scientific name:

Salvia leucantha

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