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Salvia leucantha Phyllis Fancy

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Salvia leucantha Phyllis Fancy Mexican Bush Sage,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Rounded, Upright

Attractive, hardy, easy to grow, perennial shrub with soft grey green, aromatic foliage. Throughout summer through to winter it is covered in masses of tall white and blue flower spikes sitting above the foliage. Perfect for creating a splash of colour to the garden, great for border or mass plantings, can pruned to form an informal low hedge. Grows approx. 1.5 to 2 m tall x 60cm-1m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae SouthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Blue, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate