Leucophyllum frutescens

‘Purple Sage, Texas Ranger’

FAMILY: Leucophyllum

USES: Light grey foliage and very strong flower display. Does well as a transitional plant, shrub, hedge, en masse, in rock gardens and as a foundation plant.

SIZE: Grows 1.5 – 2.5m tall with a 1.2 – 1.8m spread at a rate of 30 – 50 cm p/a.

LOCATION: Full sun and reflected heat. Does well in both coastal and desert locations

SOIL: Best in an organically enriched fertile soil with a pH 5.6 – 6.0, acidic. Will show leaf growth over flower if soil is too rich.

FERTILISER: Apply a slow release 14:14:14 NPK annually in spring.

WATER: Apply water deeply once or twice a week, reducing drastically in winter. Does not accept over irrigation or waterlogging.

Plant No.: 3961 Category:

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