How to grow Texas sage

Texas sage growing shrub‎ of the genus Leucophyllum also known as Leucophyllum frutescens, Texas sage perennial evergreen used as fragrant ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in desert, mediterranean or subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 7-11.

Leaves color green silvery in elliptic shape sometime can be wavy.

Texas sage flower

Flower fragrant color pink to purple the flowers look like mouth with five petals.

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Requirements for Texas sage growing and care:

Drained soil, alkaline, hot weather

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

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive, aggressive

Recommended planting season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, mites

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant:
0.8-1.5m, 2.8-5 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Most of the year (not in winter in frost area and not in the summer if doesn’t have enough water)

General information about the flower:
Like mouth shape flowers with fragrant, color pink to purple with five petals

Scientific name:

Leucophyllum frutescens

Blooming Seasons

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Ornamental parts

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Watering plants

Hardiness zone