Can be invasive. does make a wonderful ground cover that grows quickly and chocks out weeds. Deer and animal resistant. Have used for cooking.
Purpurascens Sage Purple Leaf Sage Salvia officinalis
- Part Sun to Sun
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).
Lamb's ear-like foliage in shades of the softest purpleFragrant FoliageFoliage InterestHeat TolerantDrought TolerantAttracts:BirdsButterfliesHummingbirdsResists:Deer
CharacteristicsPlant Type:PerennialHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:10 - 12 InchesSpacing:16 - 20 InchesSpread:16 - 20 InchesFlower Shade:NoneFoliage Colors:PurpleFoliage Shade:Black/PurpleHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Grown for FoliageHardiness Zones:5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11bWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Lovely with white or silver foliage plants in container gardens and bordersMaintenance Notes:
Lambs Ear-like foliage in shades of softest purple. Lovely with white- and silver-foliage plants.
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Grundyboat, New Jersey, United States, 10 years ago