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Products > Salvia greggii 'Alba'
 
Salvia greggii 'Alba' - White Texas Sage
   

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae) (Mints)
Origin: Southwest (U.S.) (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: White
Bloomtime: Spring/Fall
Height: 2-4 feet
Width: 2-3 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 15-20 F
Salvia greggii 'Alba' (White Texas Sage) - Evergreen perennial native found throughout southwest Texas and into Mexico. Light green glabrous leaves vary in length from 3/4 to one inch long. A highly variable grower reaching a height of two to four feet tall and half as wide. Ivory white flowers clothe the branch tips throughout summer and into fall/autumn until short days and cool weather slow then stop their production. Ideally suited in full sun and dry situations. The species is naturally found at elevations from 5000-9000 feet in the mountains of Mexico and is cold hardy into the high teens.  This description is based on research and observations of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in our nursery garden and in other gardens that we visit. We also incorporate comments received and appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have any additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Salvia greggii 'Alba'.
 
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