A picture of a Salvia verticillata 'Purple Rain'

Salvia verticillata 'Purple Rain'

Salvia verticillata 'Purple Rain'

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

90cm

Max

50cm

60cm

Min

40cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Salvia verticillata 'Purple Rain' Overview

This wild flower from Southern Europe is strong smelling and grows on waste or bare ground.

Common problems with Salvia verticillata 'Purple Rain'

How to propagate Salvia verticillata 'Purple Rain'

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds in the spring, cuttings in early summer.

Seed

Division

Division at any time.

Other uses of Salvia verticillata 'Purple Rain'

Grown for their tubular, 2-lipped, often brightly coloured flowers and aromatic foliage. Leaves of some species may be used for flavouring foods. Suitable for coastal conditions.