meadow sage ‘Purple Rain’

Salvia verticillata ‘Purple Rain’ (meadow sage ‘Purple Rain’)

Botanical Name Salvia verticillata ‘Purple Rain’
Common Name meadow sage ‘Purple Rain’
Family Lamiaceae
USDA Zone 5 thru 8
Light Requirement Full Sun
Season(s) of interest spring, summer
Height and Spread 1-2ft x 1.5-2.5ft (30-60cm x 45-75cm)
Flower Color Gray-Purple
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Pollinators, Rarely Browsed by Mammalian Herbivores
Additional Information Not Native to the US Midwest. Horticultural origin. Introduced by Piet Oudolf. S. verticillata is native to Europe.
Location in Lurie Garden Northeast Light Plate, North Dark Plate

Average Flowering Time