Mexican bush sage (Salvia leucantha)
Mexican bush sage (Salvia leucantha) is a conservatory or greenhouse grown type of plant that can grow 50cm – 1.5m tall and 50cm – 1.5m wide. In this growing guide we’ll learn the cultivation details and how to plant Mexican bush sage (Salvia leucantha).
This plant is commonly known as Mexican bush sage.
This is a evergreen plant that takes 2-5 years to reach full maturity.
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Common name: Mexican bush sage
Scientific name: Salvia leucantha
Plant type: Conservatory & Greenhouse, Shrubs
Height: 50cm – 1.5m
Spread: 50cm – 1.5m
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial shade
Moisture: Moist but well drained
Garden type: Informal Garden, Mediterranean Garden, Patio & Container Garden, Rock & Gravel Garden, Wildlife Gardens
Planting type: Cut Flowers, Flower borders and bedding, Low Maintenance, Wall-side Borders
Other characteristics: Plants for pollinators, RHS Award of Garden Merit
How to plant
In this section we will learn how to plant Mexican bush sage (Salvia leucantha), know its needs in terms of soil, watering and sun exposure.
Mexican bush sage (Salvia leucantha) is a plant that grows in loam conditions. It is not very sensitive to soil acidity or alkalinity and grows well in soils with pH acid, alkaline or neutral.
Regarding drainage, Salvia leucantha likes to grow in moist but well drained soil.
Mexican bush sage (Salvia leucantha) is a plant that should be grown in full sun or partial shade positions.