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Salvia officinalis 'Purpurea'



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Salvia officinalis 'Purpurea'

Common Name: Purple Garden Sage, Culinary Sage

A semi-evergreen perennial that forms a compact clump. Edible, gray-green leaves are aromatic, soft-textured, and oval. New growth emerges purple. Short stalks carry spikes of two-lipped flowers in lavender-purple. Blooms in summer. Attracts pollinators and beneficial insects. S. officinalis is known for its culinary and medicinal uses.

USDA Zone: Zones 6 - 10

Sunset Zone: Zones 2 - 24; H1, H2

Mature Height: 1 - 2 feet

Mature Width: 3 - 5 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun

Water Needs: Moderate

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