Salvia leucantha – “Mexican Sage”

Botanical Name: Salvia leucantha

Common Name: “Mexican Sage”

Characteristics:

Height: 4 to 5 Feet

Spread: 3 to 3.5 Feet

Light: Full sun to partial shade

Bloom: Sep-Frost

Description:

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.