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Purpurascens Sage Purple Leaf Sage Salvia officinalis

Exposure
  • 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).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
12" 20"
Height
10" - 12"
Spread
16" - 20"
  • Details

    Features

    Lamb's ear-like foliage in shades of the softest purple

    Fragrant Foliage
    Foliage Interest
    Heat Tolerant
    Drought Tolerant
    Attracts: 
    Birds
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds
    Resists: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    10 - 12 Inches
    Spacing: 
    16 - 20 Inches
    Spread: 
    16 - 20 Inches
    Flower Shade: 
    None
    Foliage Colors: 
    Purple
    Foliage Shade: 
    Black/Purple
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Grown for Foliage
    Hardiness Zones: 
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 

    Lovely with white or silver foliage plants in container gardens and borders

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Easy Care.

    Lambs Ear-like foliage in shades of softest purple. Lovely with white- and silver-foliage plants.

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    Browse reviews from people who have grown this plant.
    • Can be invasive. does make a wonderful ground cover that grows quickly and chocks out weeds. Deer and animal resistant. Have used for cooking.

      Grundyboat
      , New Jersey
      , United States
      , 10 years ago
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