Scientific Name : Salvia verticillata
Common Name : Sage
Hardiness Zone : 5a - 8b
Hardiness Degree : -40°F (-40°C)
Blooming Season : Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Attracts Bees, Heat Tolerant, Deer Resistant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Drought Tolerant, Shade Tolerant, Attracts Butterflies
Water : Light
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 20 - 24" (51 - 61cm)
Height : 24" (61cm)
Width : 16 - 24" (41 - 61cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Purple blooms form globes of individual florets up the stem with spacing between the globes.
Idea & Tips : Plant in full sun with well-drained soil.
Grower Information : Purple blooms form globes of individual florets up the stem with spacing between the globes.
Daylength : Primarily grown for its foliage, Purple Rain does bloom in Summer.
Propagation Information : Reduce mist as soon as possible. Soil temperature is critical. Apply preventative fungicide drench if soil temperature is lower than recommended.
: Plant Maturity:
Cold treatment is beneficial, but not required for flowering.Temperature:
Improved habit and flowering.
Plant Growth Regulators : Generally not needed.