Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens'/Sage, Common Sage, Purple Sage
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Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens'
Sage, Common Sage, Purple Sage
6, 8, 9
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Well drained, Moist
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This is a culinary herb which is often used in cooking. It produces silvery-gray foliage with a unique, pungent flavor. Cut back old, woody stems periodically to encourage new, succulent growth. Can tolerate cold temperatures and dry conditions but does not do well in cold, wet soils. Provide a raised bed, sandy, well-drained soil and full sunlight. Lavendar flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies.
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