Sage Purple

Sage Purple

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Purple Sage is a deciduous perennial bearing grey-green foliage which is initially flushed with reddish tones as it emerges. From early summer the stems are topped with decorative spires of lilac flowers which are particularly attractive to bees.


When finely chopped the leaves make a great addition to stuffing, herb tea and sage butter. High in vitamins A and C, the leaves are also great sprinkled upon meat and fish dishes.

  • Deciduous perennial
  • Fully hardy
  • Flowers: July - August
  • Low maintenance
  • Relatively disease and pest free
  • Any moist, well-drained soil
  • South, west or east facing
  • Full sun
  • Exposed or sheltered
  • Grown in peat free compost in a biodegradable pot made from waste coir and natural latex. Pop the discarded coir pot in the green bin, leave out for birds to use for nesting, use as mulch or add to compost heap.
  • Clip plants annually to preserve their shape and encourage growth of fresh leaves.

Fragrant foliage with an earthy yet warming scent.