Plant Paradise Country Gardens

Salvia verticillata ‘Purple Rain’
(perennial salvia)


Salvia verticillata ‘Purple Rain’ (perennial salvia) has flower spikes of deep violet-purple that whorl up the stem. Salvia is a magnet for pollinators and butterflies. It makes a great plant combination when planted with Geum ‘Totally Tangerine’. This is one of the longest flowering Salvias we have grown. It blooms all summer and until early fall when deadheaded.

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  • Light: Full Sun
  • Soil: Any type – the better the soil the better the plant grows
  • Moisture: Average – Moist – Dry
  • Benefits: Easy, Deer Resistant, Pollinators, Long-Blooming
  • Height: 20 inches
  • Blooms: June-October
  • Foliage: Olive Green
  • Spacing: 24 inches
  • Growth Habit: Clumping
  • Zones: 3-8