Salvias - Knowledgebase Question

St. Leonard, MD
Question by gfreidel
December 10, 2000
Is there a difference between Salvia Leucantha (Mexican bush sage) and Salvia Mexicana (Mexican Sage).

Answer from NGA
December 10, 2000


They are completely different plants, hence the importance of using the Latin name as opposed to the common name.

Here is a good description with photo of the Mexican Bsuh Sage:

and here is a set for the Mexican Sage:

I hope this clarifies for you.

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