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A Green Cloud Texas sage basks in full sun and reflected heat.

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Noelle Johnson Landscape Consulting added this to 10 Drought-Tolerant Shrubs That Thrive in Full Sun and Reflected HeatJun 5, 2016

5. Texas Ranger(Leucophyllum frutescens)Native to the Chihuahuan DesertCommonly referred to as barometer bush, Texas ranger welcomes flushes of purple flowers at the onset of increased levels of humidity throughout the warm season, often occurring after periods of rain.The gray foliage is covered with tiny hairs that help to reflect the sun’s rays while giving it a velvety texture. ‘Green Cloud’ is a popular variety of Texas ranger in a darker shade of green. The beauty of this shrub is best appreciated when it is allowed to grow into its natural shape, rather than being pruned into formal shapes.Where it will grow: Hardy to 10 degrees Fahrenheit, or minus 12.2 degrees Celsius (Zone 8)Water requirement: Low to moderateLight requirement: Full sun to light shadeMature size: 5 to 8 feet tall and wideSee how to grow Texas ranger

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yleroux added this to AZ backyardJun 25, 2019

5. Texas Ranger (Leucophyllum frutescens) Native to the Chihuahuan Desert Commonly referred to as barometer bush, Texas ranger welcomes flushes of purple flowers at the onset of increased levels of humidity throughout the warm season, often occurring after periods of rain. The gray foliage is covered with tiny hairs that help to reflect the sun’s rays while giving it a velvety texture. ‘Green Cloud’ is a popular variety of Texas ranger in a darker shade of green. The beauty of this shrub is best appreciated when it is allowed to grow into its natural shape, rather than being pruned into formal shapes. Where it will grow: Hardy to 10 degrees Fahrenheit, or minus 12.2 degrees Celsius (Zone 8) Water requirement: Low to moderate Light requirement: Full sun to light shade Mature size: 5 to 8 feet tall and wide

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Norie Bonbright added this to LANDSCAPING PROJECTJun 12, 2019

flowering drought tolerant bush

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Christine Krause added this to Christine's ideasAug 26, 2018

Large flowering bush that is tolerant of heat and cold

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