Salvia officinalis 'Purpurea'

Purple Sage


Photo courtesy of Proven Winners

  • Grayish purple foliage
  • Use in meat and vegetable recipes
  • Dry leaves are often used for craft projects
  • Fragrant Foliage
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Drought Tolerant
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Edible
Edible
Fragrant
Fragrant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in full sun in well drained soil.


Height: 12-24 in
Spacing: 10-14 in
Price Level 1: $3.99 ea.~4 ½” pot
Bloom Color:
Zone: 4-8
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Drought Tolerant
  • Border or Bed
  • Edible
  • Fragrant
  • Container

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Purple

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Songbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained