Texas sage heavenly cloud. Heavenly cloud also tolerates drought heat and various soil types. Texas sage heavenly cloud photos contribute photos of this plant texas smartscape is helping to promote education on pollution prevention through efficient and effective water use for the benefit of all citizens. Leucophyllum frutescens heavenly cloud common name. Put in full sun amended well drained soil deep infrequent water once established.
Native to texas and mexico texas sage leucophyllum spp also known as barometer bush is a group of flowering shrubs known to bloom profusely after a rain or when humidity is high. This sage is one of my favorites because the flowers are fragrant. Heavenly cloud texas ranger. Heavenly cloud sage needs little care and is extremely easy to grow.
As with all texas sages it blooms more when the air is humid. Leucophyllum frutescens heavenly cloud submitted by anonymous on mon 07082013 0811. Heavenly cloud sage is a great shrub for many planting locations and works well in many different landscape settings. Extraordinarily heat and drought resistant.
Deep purple blooms appear in masses from early summer through fall. Perfect for driveways and parking lots in desert climates as individual informal hedge or in groups. Thunder cloud texas sage leucophyllum candidum thunder cloud sku 2540. These can be planted with palms to add color in the spring and summer and will soften hard desert landscapes as well.
Dark purple flowers appear spring through fall. Texas sage heavenly cloud heavenly cloud is a slower growing variety with a dense growth habit. Frutescens green cloud and l. Green to gray foliage adds a nice contrast to any sunny landscape.
One of the things i love about this plant is that it is quite a bit shorter than most of our texas sages so you can actually enjoy it in a container. Mostly evergreen this fast growing shrub has medium green leaves and produces lavender flowers when the humidity and heat are high. Compact size and masses of darker flowers distinguish this shrub with silvery gray foliage. Also known as texas barometer bush cenizo purple sage and texas silverleaf these.
This variety to about 4 x 4 feet hold its leaves better in cold weather. Leucophyllum x heavenly cloud texas ranger texas sage shrub heavenly cloud is a hybrid between l.