Salvia verticillata 'Purple Rain'
USDA Hardiness Zone 5
Arching bloom spikes are lined with tufts of smoky purple flowers, creating an interesting affect. Gray-green foliage is heavily textured and broad. Leaning tendency of this plant lends itself to cascading over a low wall, or softening the edge of a sidewalk.
A cultivar of piet Oudolf. Proven Winners Variety.
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips
Deadhead after bloom and they will quickly bounce back with more flowers. Drought tolerant once established. Consider the unpleasant foliage scent when situating.
When to Divide
spring or fall
Little Blue Stem
Characteristics & Attributes
Attributes & Uses
|| Cut Flowers
|| Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Season of Interest (Foliage)