Seasonal Color Growers

Providing quality annuals and perennials for landscape professionals since 1999

Salvia - Perennial

Leucantha 'Santa Barbara'

Leucantha Santa Barbara boasts soft silvery gray-green foliage that contrasts nicely with spikes of lavender purple blooms. Well branched compact plants are very drought tolerant once established. Although it doesn't bloom until late Summer it is well worth the wait. Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators.
  • Planting & Care

Size & Spacing

  • Bed Spacing: 12-15"
  • Container Spacing: 8"
  • Mature Width: 24-36"
  • Mature Height: 24-36"

Planting Type

  • Good for Containers
  • Mid
  • Tall

Seasons

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall

Type

  • Annual

Sun/Shade

  • Full Sun

Water Requirements

  • Normal

Fertilizer

  • Average

Colors

Tolerant to

  • Drought
  • Heat

Attracts

  • Butterflies
  • Hummingbirds

Bloom/Interest Range

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Growth Characteristics:
Well branched compact plants are very drought tolerant once established. Although it doesn't bloom until late Summer it is well worth the wait. Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators.

Care & Maintenance:
Low maintenance.