Salvia leucantha, the Mexican Bush Sage, is a herbaceous perennial plant that is native to subtropical and tropical conifer forests in central and eastern Mexico. It is prized by gardeners for its ornamental and showy velvety flower spikes produce from late summer to first frost. It is loved by butterflies and hummingbirds and is a beautiful cut flower. It thrives in full sun and is drought tolerant, but does best with regular moisture. The flowers are usually white, emerging from colored bracts.