Salvia officinalis 'Purple Sage'/Purple Sage

Salvia officinalis 'Purple Sage' / Salvia officinalis 'Purple Sage'
Low growing silvery-blue fuzzy foliage
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Scientific Name: Salvia officinalis 'Purple Sage'
Common Name: Purple Sage
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Sages do best in a raised bed in soils that are porous and full sunlight. If possible raise beds to insure good drainage. The sages have a number of culinary uses. Problems can occur in climates that are humid and soils that stay too wet. This selection does well in containers.