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texas sage

texas sage

Pink-purple flowers, silver leaves. A tough-as-nails drought tolerant evergreen that explodes with hundreds of colorful flowers after a rain. Loves sunlight, doesn’t like shade. Very popular landscaping bush in warm, hot and desert areas. Same properties as sagebrush.
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The popularity of such plants has been a boon for Paul Dowlearn, who owns a nursery in the area and sells plants that can withstand drought conditions, like red yucca and Texas sage. "I'm selling plants that can live on the rainfall, and I'm not talking cactus and gravel," Dowlearn said, standing in the nursery's small indoor area, where two large rainwater collection bins are surrounded by brightly colored plants.
Others less tolerant of wind and full sun are planted in front of a native shrub such as the Texas sage.
The review of submitted projects usually occurs at the beginning of each year at a host site, traditionally a state chapter of the SAGE organization (Texas SAGE was the host this year).
Flowering shrubs such as Texas sage at Berridge Nurseries in Phoenix (berridge nursery.com or 602/952-8080).
It's in remarkably good condition for an abandoned building in the middle of Texas sage country.
When Dallas-based Tom Thumb Super Markets found the competition heating up the local Texas sage back in the early '70s, it responded by cautiously venturing into the combination store concept.

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