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PCMG – FAQ’s – Salvia Leucantha

Salvia/Sage Water Needs

PCMG - FAQ's - Salvia/Sage Water NeedsDo salvia planted in full sun need lots of water? Salvias/sages do not require a great deal of water. Over watering can rot the roots so we list them as either low water usages (supplemental watering only during periods of...

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Mexican Sage Turned White and Dying

PCMG - FAQ's - Mexican Sage Turned White and DyingI’ve planted six Mexican sage bushes through my property. Initially they were beautiful with purple flowers and now they’ve all turned white and dying. Mexican bush sage (Salvia leucantha) is drought tolerant but does...

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When Do I Prune Fall Blooming Salvias?

PCMG - FAQ's - When Do I Prune Fall Blooming Salvias?Fall-blooming salvias such as leucantha should be pruned during the summer to keep them compact, reducing the need for staking. To make the job easier, use hedging shears, and remove only the spent flowers and a few...

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