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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
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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. 


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