No fail plant ! I cut mine thru out the summer to dry the herb and it just kept on giving! I cook with it; sprinkle dried leaves on carpet then vacuum for a wonderful scent in house & vacuum bag; I also burn some dry leaves for incense- smells wonderful.
Purple Sage Salvia purpurea
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
A very important herb, rich in folklore and history. Its Latin root means "salvation." Sage's flavorful pebbled leaf has a very decorative texture.Fragrant FoliageFoliage InterestHeat TolerantDrought TolerantAttracts:BirdsButterfliesHummingbirdsResists:Deer
CharacteristicsPlant Type:PerennialHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:12 - 24 InchesSpacing:10 - 14 InchesFoliage Colors:PurpleFoliage Shade:Black/PurpleHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Grown for FoliageHardiness Zones:6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Use in landscapes and herb gardens.
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Cassandra Luby, Missouri, United States, 8 years ago