Leucophyllum frutescens 'Greado'
Semi-evergreen drought-tough shrub native to western Texas, with sage-green felted leaves (even though it is not remotely related to true salvias) and lavender flowers in summer. Pruning should be done judiciously: heavy pruning for maintaining size or shape is not advised, since it will lead to a leggy, bare growth habit, but light tip pruning may be helpful to encourage fuller, bushier growth. Dislikes heavy and moist soils. Cuttings of new growth may be taken and rooted after the plant has flowered.
||Texas sage; cenizo
||well-drained soil; drought-tolerant
In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: left fence border
About my plant portraits
PlantLinks to other web pages about Leucophyllum frutescens 'Greado'
I welcome comments about my web pages; feel free to use the form below to
leave feedback about this particular page. For the benefit of other visitors
to these pages, I will list any relevant comments you leave, and if
appropriate, I will update my page to correct mis-information. Faced with an
ever-increasing onslaught of spam, I'm forced to discard any comments including
html markups. Please submit your comment as plain text. If you have a
comment about the website as a whole, please leave it in my
guestbook. If you
have a question that needs a personal response, please
March 16, 2018