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Salvia greggii 'Purple'

PURPLE AUTUMN SAGE

Buy Purple Autumn Sage online. A beautiful plant with clusters of vivid fuchsia flowers. Grows 2 to 3 feet tall and wide. This is a drought resistant Texas native plant that provides color in the landscape all summer and fall.

Height:

2-3 Feet

Spread:

2-3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

7-10

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Low Resistance
Flower Type*
  • Fragrant
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
  • Semi-Evergreen
  • Fragrant
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Low Water Use
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Early Spring
  • Year-Round
  • Summer Flowering
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Rock Gardens
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Under Power Lines
  • Groundcover
  • Border Plant
  • Cut Flowers
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Salvia is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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