Salvia lyrata 'Purple Knockout'
Also called Cancer Weed
More About Salvia lyrata 'Purple Knockout'
- Grown mostly for its attractive foliage
- Compact, deep burgundy, lyre-shaped, basal leaves
- Features whorls of two-lipped, lavender-blue flowers
- Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
- Flower Height: 50 cm
- Foliage Height: 25 cm
Lyre-leaf Sage Growing and Maintenance Tips
Best grown in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade, and is tolerant of drought and humidity. Prune back flower stalks to encourage reblooming in late summer. It will reseed easily in a loose, sandy soil.
Salvia lyrata 'Purple Knockout' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Flowering TimeLt. Spr-Sum