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Sage, Purple Herb - SALVIA officinalis 'Purpurascens'

Sage, Purple Herb - SALVIA officinalis 'Purpurascens'

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Purple Sage - SALVIA officinalis 'Purpurascens,' is a captivating herb that not only infuses your culinary creations with robust flavour but also graces your garden with a stunning display of deep purple foliage. With its aromatic leaves and ornamental appeal, 'Purpurascens' Purple Sage is a must-have for both kitchen enthusiasts and landscape aficionados.

Distinctive Purple Foliage: 'Purpurascens' Purple Sage stands out with its striking, deeply coloured purple leaves, adding a touch of elegance and drama to your garden. The intense colouration not only makes it a visually arresting plant but also contributes to a vibrant and dynamic landscape.

Rich Culinary Flavour: This Purple Sage variety maintains the classic culinary attributes of common sage, with the added bonus of visually appealing purple foliage. The leaves possess a robust and earthy flavour, perfect for enhancing a variety of dishes, from roasted meats to savoury sauces.

Compact and Bushy Growth: With a compact and bushy growth habit, 'Purpurascens' reaches a mature height of approximately 12 to 18 inches. This makes it an ideal choice for herb gardens, containers, or as an ornamental addition to mixed perennial beds, providing a steady supply of both flavour and visual interest.

Drought Tolerance and Hardy: 'Purpurascens' Purple Sage is well-suited for various garden conditions, thriving in full sun and well-drained soil. Its drought tolerance and hardiness make it a low-maintenance herb that consistently delivers both culinary excellence and ornamental beauty.

Aromatic Foliage: Crush the leaves of 'Purpurascens' Purple Sage, and you'll release a delightful aroma that adds a sensory element to your garden. The fragrance not only enhances the overall appeal of your outdoor space but also serves as a natural deterrent for certain pests.

• Botanical Name: SALVIA officinalis 'Purpurascens'
• Mature Size: 12-18 inches in height, 12-18 inches in spread
• Foliage Colour: Deep purple
• Light Requirements: Full sun
• Soil Preferences: Well-drained, average soil
• Drought Tolerance: High
• Culinary Use: Yes
• Hardiness Zone: 4-8

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