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Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens'
Common Name: Purple Sage Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens'
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Rich, textured foliage emerges purple and slowly turns to grey. Forms an evergreen grey-green mound tipped in purple for much of the season. Purple flowers in summer. A good culinary sage.

Native Habitat:
Dry banks and stony places, usually in limestone areas and often where there is very little soil.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourPurple 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun Part Sun  Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry Drought Tolerant  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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