Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens'
Purple Sage - 14 cm
Salvia officinalis (Sage) 'Purpurascens' is a charming cultivar loved by gardeners and cooks alike. An evergreen with aromatic, attractively textured green leaves that have a subtle purple colouring. The pungent flavour of the leaves is a great addition to numerous foods. The woody stems will need light pruning to maintain the bushy habit. Best grown in full sun in well-drained soils or containers.
This plant has an RHS Award of Garden Merit.
British nursery grown.
|Awards||RHS Award of Garden Merit|
|Botanical name||Salvia officinalis|
|British nursery grown||Y|
|Common name||Purple Sage|
|Flowering time||Spring, Summer, Autumn|
|Season of interest||Spring, Summer, Autumn|
|Time to maturity||2 - 5 years|
|Ultimate height||0.6m - 1m|
|Ultimate spread||0.6m - 1m|