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Leucophyllum candidum

Brewster County barometerbush, Violet silverleaf, Boquillas silverleaf, Purple ceniza, Cenizo

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Leucophyllum candidum (Brewster county barometerbush)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Flower: Flower 1 inch
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct



Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Cold Tolerant: yes
Heat Tolerant: yes
Soil Description: Gravelly, Rocky, Limestone-based, Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay


Use Ornamental: Attractive, Blooms ornamental, Showy
Use Wildlife: Nesting site, Cover, Nectar-insects
Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Last Update: 2009-02-20