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PlantFiles: Braue River Sage, Rio Bravo Sage, Langman's Sage
Leucophyllum langmaniae

Family: Scrophulariaceae (skrof-yoo-larr-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Leucophyllum (loo-koh-FIL-um) (Info)
Species: langmaniae (lang-MAN-ee-ay) (Info)

One member has or wants this plant for trade.


4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

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Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us


1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive jshanson On Mar 30, 2013, jshanson from La Mesa, NM wrote:

We built a home in a rural area of NM..Zone 8, desert and cactus are the normal plants..
The Rio Bravo was planted in 100 degrees last Aug..wintered over with remaining semi green....
Watered at least once a week since planting.
The glorious green new growth is coming full force...the color on the blooms was a glorious soft purple..
Planted 3 in a triangle for the "wow" effect.
I believe it is a winner for this area, as once it is established it keeps on blooming all spring/summer and fall..
And it is fast growing.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Chandler, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Las Vegas, Nevada
La Mesa, New Mexico
Bulverde, Texas
San Antonio, Texas

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