Texas Sage Compacta



Botanical Name:  Leucophyllum frutescens ‘Compacta’

Common Name:  ‘Compacta’ Texas Sage, Cenizo, Purple Sage, Texas Ranger, Texas Barometer Bush, Texas Silverleaf, Texas Sage, Silverleaf

Description:  Native Texas shrub with beautiful gray/silver leaves with pink-lavender flowers. Has to have well draining soil. Cold hardy to 5 degrees Fahrenheit. Sun to part sun. Very drought tolerant after becoming established. Grows 4-5′ tall and wide. Repeat blooms spring to fall, especially after rain showers. High deer resistance. Semi-evergreen shrub.

Host plant for the Theona Checkerspot butterfly and the Calleta silkmoth.

This plant in the 1-gallon containers is 8-15″ tall and wide.

This plant in the 3-gallon containers is 2-3′ tall and wide.

Fun Fact:

Hardiness Zones 8 – 11

Additional information

Container Size

1-gallon, 3-gallon


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