Botanical Name: Salvia leucantha
Common Name: “Mexican Sage”
Height: 4 to 5 Feet
Spread: 3 to 3.5 Feet
Light: Full sun to partial shade
Rich violet-purple, fleecy flowers with tubular white corollas on long stems. Plants may be pinched until August to promote branching and control height. Although somewhat tender in north Georgia, it is unsurpassed for its fall display. Inflorescences are good for cutting.