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Salvia verticillata 'Purple Rain'

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More About Salvia verticillata 'Purple Rain'

  • Ovate to oblong, hairy, gray-green foliage
  • Upright, spiked, whorls of deep purple flowers
  • Suitable for the front border
  • Bloom Time: Early July to fall
  • Flower Height: 60 cm
  • Foliage Height: 40 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

35-40 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Purple (deep)

Whorled Sage Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best grown in a moist, average or dry, well-drained soil, in full sun. They are drought tolerant once established. Shear back flowers after flowering to maintain a compact, foliage habit and a possible late, summer bloom. 

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Salvia verticillata 'Purple Rain' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer
Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Clumping
Mounding

Foliage Color

Gray
Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging