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Leucophyllum frutescens 'Compactum'



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Leucophyllum frutescens 'Compactum', 'Compacta'

Common Name: Compact Texas Ranger, Texas Sage, Cenizo, Barometer Bush

A semi-evergreen shrub with a rounded form, smaller than the species. Foliage is small and silver-gray. Rosy-pink flowers cover the branches in abundance. From summer into fall, flowers bloom in cycles after a spike in humidity, such as a rain. Thrives in heat. Tolerates drought, as well as regular water. Attracts pollinators and birds. Native to Texas and Mexico.

USDA Zone: Zones 7 - 10

Sunset Zone: Zones 7 - 24; H1, H2

Mature Height: 4 - 5 feet

Mature Width: 4 - 5 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun

Water Needs: Low, Moderate

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