Purple-Flowered Mexican Sage
Salvia leucantha 'Midnight'
With soft velvety gray-green foliage and violet tubular blooms that emerge from furry, purple calyxes on dense flower spikes from late summer to fall. Mexican sage is a tough drought tolerant, sun and heat loving, reliable space-filling perennial that is considered to be deer resistant.
Water: Moderate, and drought tolerant, but how much water this plant gets will determine its size!
Hardiness: Quite frost tolerant but can be damaged in hard frost
Habit: 3 to 4' tall by 3 to 4' wide
Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: Neutral, needs good drainage
Origin: Mexico, Central America
Additional Characteristics: Deer Resistant