Botanical Name: Leucophyllum langmaniae
 Common Name: Langman's Sage
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Shrub

 

Height Range

3-6'

 

Flower Color

Lavender

 

Flower Season

Summer, Fall

 

Leaf Color

Green

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

 

Water

Very Low

 

Growth Rate

Moderate

 

Soil Type

Unparticular

 

Soil Condition

Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral, Basic

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Mediterranean, Ranch, Spanish

 

Accenting Features

Showy Flowers

 

Seasonal Interest

Summer, Fall

 

Location Uses

Background, Shrub Border, Swimming Pool, Walkways, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Hedge, Screen, Mass Planting

 

Attracts Wildlife

Butterflies

Information by: Kathleen Moore

Photographer: Janet Rademacher

  • Description

  • Notes

Evergreen shrub that maintains a tight rounded form without any pruning. It grows to 5' x 5' at a moderate pace. Blooms are lavender and provide signficant summer color, as do other lecophyllums.. Foliage is bright green. Accepts reflected sun. Attracts butterflies. Chihuahuan Desert native.
Frost tolerant to 10 F. Also try Leucophyllum pruinosum and Leucophyllum zygophyllum.