Mexican bush sage (Salvia leucantha)
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Where to plant
Let’s now see where to plant Mexican bush sage (Salvia leucantha). What types of gardens and where this plant is normally grown.
It tolerates being planted in different orientations. But if possible, plant Mexican bush sage in a east facing or south facing garden.
It has numerous uses in gardening and landscaping. Salvia leucantha can work very well in gardens of different styles:
- Informal Gardens – have a free design and close to the nature aspect. The lines are smoother and more fluid and the planting is less rigid;
- Mediterranean Gardens – can be formal or informal, and are inspired by the vegetation and materials of the hot, dry climates of the Mediterranean region;
- Patios, balconies and containers – gardens confined to the space next to buildings where the cultivation is done in pots and containers;
- Rock and gravel gardens – are gardens that feature extensive use of rocks and stones and include plants native to rocky or alpine environments;
- Wildlife gardens – natural gardens that feature plants that attract native wildlife such as birds, pollinating insects and small mammals;
There are a wide range of applications for this plant. Mexican bush sage can be applied in/as:
- Cut flowers – to harvest and decorate the house;
- Flower borders and bedding – creating compositions in the garden;
- Low maintenance gardens – where you can’t care for the plants so often;
- Wall-side borders – that create a very specific microclimate;