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Leucophyllum prunosum     
Sierra bouquet   
Scophulariaceae Family     

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Form: dense round shrub
Seasonality: evergreen
Size: to 6ft with equal spread
leaf close-up
cupped leaf on
Leucophyllum prunosum
Leaves: gray-green almost silvery, leaf margins curl up into cup shape
Flowers: internodal; violet blue, fragrant, blooms sporadically throughout summer (in response to water)
Fruit: small capsule of seeds; not significant
Stems/Trunks: silver when young, woody with age
Range/Origin: throughout southwest US and northern Mexico
Hardiness: low teens

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Fragrant rain sage
Leucophyllum prunosum
NOTES:

aka Tamalepian sage, Fragrant rain sage, Fragrant cloud
one of many Leucophyllum sp. often called Texas ranger

new to landscaping industry, gaining in popularity due to fragrance



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