Puriri Lane | Salvia  | Leucantha
Puriri Lane | Salvia  | Leucantha
Puriri Lane | Salvia  | Leucantha

Salvia leucantha

Regular price $12.00 Save $-12.00

perfect for pollinators

One of our favourite salvia's, salvia leucantha also known as Mexican Bush Sage is prized for its luxurious velvety looking purple flower spikes, that stand proud of the lance-shaped leaves which are a lovely grey-green.  This lovely plant is the recipient of the Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society.  

Leucantha is easy to grow, thrives in full sun but will also tolerate a bit of partial shade and is happy in average garden soil.  It is a standout plant for the garden border, or also will work well in a container with the added benefit of being an excellent flower for cutting and drying.

Plants are drought tolerant once established however plants do thrive more with regular moisture and a layer of mulch will help to retain moisture over the summer months.

Adored by butterflies it is a perfect choice for those wanting to attract more butterflies to their garden.

Plants require very minimal care other than deadheading and pinching out tips to keep the plant nice an bushy.  Pruning is easy as you simply cut the old foliage to ground in early spring and the plant will shoot away again.

Perennial | Hardy

Height 1.2 - 1.8m x 1.2-1.8m Wide

Plant size PB2 | 1.2 litres

If you are ordering plants you can get up to 12 plants or a selection of plants, gifts and garden-wares into a box for the below rates 
      • Auckland City | $10
      • Upper North Island | $20 (Northland)
      • Middle North Island | $20 (Bay of Plenty & Waikato)
      • Lower North Island | $20
      • South Island | $25
      • Waiheke - Please select Rural Delivery at checkout
      • Outer lying islands, please contact us for a quote.
Smaller items such as books, stationery and other items can be sent for a lesser rate which you will see at checkout - From $6

Upon checking out, the freight charged is applied based on your location.  If you are rural please select the rural option as rural delivery is an additional $7 Please note the courier will not release your order for delivery if the incorrect option has been selected and we will email you re settlement of the outstanding amount.  

  • All of our orders are dispatched using Aramex (formerly Fastways) fully tracked service   
  • Our freight is calculated by weight and volume.  For plant orders, you may wish to order the maximum number of plants that will fit in a box to make freight more cost-effective or perhaps share an order with a friend
  • Plant orders will only be dispatched on Monday's and Tuesday's this will ensure that your order is not held in a depot over the weekend
  • All parcels are set at "Authority to leave" which means if you're not home at the time of delivery the courier will leave your parcel in a safe place on your property
  • Most Aramex deliveries are a two-day service with the exception of rural delivery which may add up to two days.
  • If you are wanting more than twelve plants, get in contact with us for a quote for freight
  • Corten steel garden stakes are considered over size for rural delivery so these can be sent but you will need to collect these from your local depot 

All rates detailed are for parcels up to 15kgs

Please note that on occasion Aramex may deem an area to be rural where other companies may not, this unfortunately is outside of our control as Aramex are the preferred courier for live plants, as other couriers will not transport them. Where this occurs we will need to get in touch to get you to deposit the additional rural fee


Please get in contact with us here or email us at hello@puririlane.co.nz

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