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Salvia leucantha – Mexican Bush Sage

Attracts Bees and Butterflies

Ideal Pot Plant

Tender Perennial
Height: 70 cm
Aspect: Full Sun
Soil Type: Well drained
Uses: Aromatic and Decorative
Care: Cut back spent flower stems on a regular basis
Usually available: All year but usually May to September
Pot size supplied: Grown and supplied in 10cm to 2 Litre pots
Hardiness: LEVEL 3 - see 'Description' tab below

Salvia leucantha – Mexican Bush Sage

Salvia leucantha – Mexican Bush Sage

Salvia leucantha is stunning large shrubby salvia. It has long buddleia like flowers of white leading to a purple/mauve .

As with all Salvias it is excellent for attracting pollinating insects such as hover flies, bees and butterflies.

If kept in a pot (recommended), feed every 4 weeks or more in drier weather.




Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

This plant is LEVEL 3 – Hardy in sheltered areas of the UK provided it is planted in the correct conditions with well draining soil. Winter protection is advised in colder areas prone to more frost.

These levels are determined by Norfolk Herbs and are to be used simply as a guide. Our levels go from 1 (fully hardy) to 6 (requires a heated environment over winter).

Additional information

Weight0.5 kg

2 – 3 Foot

Life Cycle

Tender Perennial


Pinks, Mauves, Blues, Whites and Creams

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly



Not Medicinal

Planting Position

Full Sun

Herbs for Tea


Ideal for Tubs & Containers

Yes, Yes but large container

Culinary Herbs

Not culinary


No Scent

Herb Group




Pot Size

1.5 Litre potted plant, 10cm (pot width) plant, 2 Litre potted plant, 3 Litre potted plant

Width / Spread

3-4 feet


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