Violet Silverleaf, Leucophyllum candidum. Also called: Cenizo, Big Bend Silverleaf, Violet Texas Ranger.
Common Name Violet Silverleaf, Cenizo, Violet Texas Ranger, Brewster County Barometerbush, Silverleaf Ranger, Silver Cloud
Latin Name Leucophyllum candidum
Native Habitat South Texas into Mexico 2,200 to 4,900 feet
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water Once each month
Height X Width 5 feet X 5 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Silver-white, evergreen
Garden Suitability Moonlight, Songbird, Thornless, Butterfly
Ornamental Value Violet flowers February to May, silver-white leaves
Nature Value Attracts butterflies, bees, and songbirds
Native American Uses None
Links  
    Images and data http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Scrophulariaceae/Leucophyllum_candidum.html
    Images and data http://cals.arizona.edu/pima/gardening/aridplants/Leucophyllum_candidum.html
    Images and data http://www.delange.org/VioletSilverleaf/VioletSilverleaf.htm
    Nursery, images, and data http://www.landscapemart.com/lvl.php?pd1=shpid&pd1pid=leucansc&pd2=shlist&pd2ord=u&pd2type=bn
    Images and data http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Scrophulariaceae/Leucophyllum_candidum.html
    Images and data http://museum.utep.edu/chih/gardens/plants/GtoM/leucocon.htm
    Distribution http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=LECA12
    Image http://www.callutheran.edu/gf/plants/category/gar-4228.htm
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