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Plant Characteristics

Brand*
  • Garden Debut
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Lavender
  • Light Pink
  • Purple
Flower Type*
  • Fragrant
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Gray
  • Blue
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Gray
  • Blue
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Blue
  • Gray
Leaf Type*
  • Semi-Evergreen
  • Fragrant
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Low Water Use
  • Prefers Dry Soils
  • Well-Drained
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Fall Flowering
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Cut Flowers
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Border Plant
  • Under Power Lines
  • Rock Gardens
  • Accent Plant
  • Dried Flowers
  • Understory Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Leucophyllum is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

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DESPERADO® SAGE

Leucophyllum frutescens 'Greado'

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Buy Desperado® Sage online. Desperado® Sage is a very popular drought tolerant plant that features silvery gray-green foliage and lavender blossoms all summer. It has a broad growth habit reaching 6 feet in height. Performs best in well drained areas.

Mature Height:

5-6 Feet

Mature Spread:

6-8 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

8-10

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Family: Scrophulariaceae · Common Name: Sage

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase DESPERADO® SAGE Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 7203

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
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$35.00

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 7204

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(610 units available now - G)

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$75.00

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Root Pouch 3 gallon

SKU: 10905

(3.17 gallons / 12 liters)
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