Leucophyllum frutescens ‘Compacta’

Compact Texas Ranger
Plant Type

Shrub

Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Small

Mature Height & Spread

3-4′ x 3-4′

Exposure

Full sun

Water

Medium, Low Water

Flower Color

Pink

Bloom Time

Summer, Fall

Special Features

Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Hedge, Low Water Use

Container Sizes

#1, #5

Natural Growth Habit

Rounding

Sunset Garden Zones

24-Jul

Moderately fast-growing evergreen shrub with a mounding growth habit to 3-4′ tall and wide. This sturdy humidity-loving Texas native forms a dense rounded-mound of attractive silvery-grey foliage accented with masses of showy pink flowers that appear summer through fall attracting butterflies bees and hummingbirds. Tolerates a wide variety of soil types (provided they are well-drained) has few pest or disease issues is deer resistant and well-suited as an accent or informal hedge. Prefers a full to partial sun exposure but can tolerate some filtered shade.

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