Mexican Bush Sage - Salvia leucantha
Beautiful and Tough, Heat tolerant, Resiliant, Deer Resistant. Reliable Shrubby Native Texas Perennial. Texas Tough. Usually Root Hardy to USDA hardiness Zone 8. Usually dies down to the ground at the first hard freeze and comes back in spring. Likes Full Sun and does Not do well in Shade. Grows 2'-3 1/2' tall and 2'-3 1/2' wide. Striking, Lighter Purple on Deep Purple spikes of Flowers, in Spring, sporadically through Summer, then beautiful Full bloom in Fall. Daylength dependent blooming. This variety is different than the one with Purple/White blooms as well as a little different from the 'Midnight' Deep Purple/Deep Purple version. It is a little more compact .