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Sage, Purple 'Purpurascens'

Purple Sage/Salvia officinalis (Perennial)

Very attractive Sage with interesting blue-green-purple leaves and lovely purple flowers. Flavor is very similar to common sage, just a bit more ornamental. This herb can be used fresh or dried. Used for culinary purposes, floral arrangements, nose gays. In the garden: containers, border, herb gardens or mixed beds. Often used to flavor soups, stuffing, and meat dishes.

Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Gray
Purple
Soil Moisture
Well-Drained
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Bloom Time
May - June
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Sage, Purple 'Purpurascens'

Use compost to encourage growth. Very drought tolerant, requires well-drained soils.