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Texas Ranger Leucophyllum langmaniae

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loo-co-FIL-lum lang-MAN-ee-ay
Description

Texas Ranger is a flowering evergreen shrub native to Mexico.  It has velvety silver leaves and small lavendar flowers.  It is expcially drought tolerant and needs well drained alkaline soils and full sun to thrive.  

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#drought tolerant#silver leaves#hedges#evergreen shrub#xeriscaping#gray green leaves
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#drought tolerant#silver leaves#hedges#evergreen shrub#xeriscaping#gray green leaves
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Leucophyllum
    Species:
    langmaniae
    Family:
    Scrophulariaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Seed
    Stem Cutting
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Mexico
    Dimensions:
    Height: 2 ft. 0 in. - 5 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 2 ft. 0 in. - 5 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Semi-evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Rounded
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Texture:
    Fine
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil pH:
    Alkaline (>8.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
    3 feet-6 feet
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Purple/Lavender
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Long Bloom Season
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Axillary lavender colored flowers which appear on new wood spring through first frost.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Semi-evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Gray/Silver
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Velvety
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Shape:
    Elliptical
    Leaf Margin:
    Entire
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Small elliptic soft gray green leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Drought Tolerant Garden
    Rock Garden
    Design Feature:
    Accent
    Hedge
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Drought
    Dry Soil