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Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens'

More About Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens'

  • Sub-shrub, compact, mounding habit
  • Purple-green, woolly, oblong to ovate leaves, 8 cm long
  • Insignificant, lilac-blue flowers
  • Grown for its culinary and ornamental appeal
  • Bloom Time: Early to midsummer

Zone:

6

Height:

40-50 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Mauve-lilac

Purple Sage Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to dry, well-drained soil, in full sun. They are drought tolerant once established. Wet soils without proper drainage are detrimental to the plant especially in the winter months when it is dormant. 

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Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Fragrant
Fragrant
Edible
Edible

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Clumping
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green
Purple

Landscape uses

Herbal garden