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Purple Rain Salvia Live Bareroot Perennial Plants Purple Flowers (2-Pack)

Includes 2 plants ($9.70 /plant)
$19.39 /bag
  • Tough, reliable salvia makes a great garden go-to
  • Fragrant, purple whorled sage lures pollinators to the area
  • Since 1849, people have entrusted their gardens to Spring Hill
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About This Product

Purple Rain Salvia features pretty, tiny purple blooms in bunches, lining its arching reddish stems throughout summer. Be sure to grab a few of stems of perfumed blooms for your cut-flower arrangements. Purple Rain brings butterflies and hummingbirds to the landscape, but hungry rabbits tend to avoid it. This salvia, also called whorled sage, is a great go-to for most any garden. It's very reliable and easy to care for, fits right into a cottage or prairie garden, and stays compact enough for city and courtyard gardens. It even thrives in costal gardens.

Highlights

  • Space plants approximately 18 in. to 30 in. apart for best results
  • For best results, grow in average dry to medium, well-drained soil, but will tolerate acidic, alkaline, and neutral soils
  • Late spring to early summer
  • Reaches standard mature height of 12 in. to 24 in.
  • Includes 2 bareroots
  • Botanical name: salvia verticillata purple rain
  • Watch for slugs and snails, aphids and other bugs, as well as powdery mildew
  • Grows and flowers best in full sun
  • Borders, container gardening, cut flowers, showy flowers
  • Requires low to average amounts of water
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Product Information

Internet # 308777233

Model # 67776

Specifications

Dimensions

Mature Height (in.)

24 in.

Mature Width (in.)

30 in.

Details

Additional Characteristics

None Listed

Average Shipping Height (in.)

3 in

Best Time to Plant

Spring to Fall

Bloom Season

Summer

Blossom Color Family

Purple

Botanical Name

SALVIA VERTICILLATA 'PURPLE RAIN'

Common Name Family

Salvia

Container Size

1 Inches

Container Type

Bare Root

Fragrance

Non-Fragrant

Growth Habit

Clumping

Hardiness Zone

3 (-40 to -30 F),4 (-30 to -20 F),5 (-20 to -10 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F)

Number of plants included (Pack-Size)

2

Recommended Space Between Plantings (in.)

30

Returnable

90-Day

Sun Tolerance

Full Sun

Water Requirements

Twice a week

Wildlife Attracted

Bees, Pollinators

Wildlife Deterred

No Wildlife Deterred

Questions & Answers

1Question
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Q:good for zone a1?
by|Jun 14, 2019
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A:  Purple Rain Salvia is hardy in grow zones 5-9. Zone 1a is too cold for the plant to thrive.

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    Customer Reviews

    2.3 out of 5

    • 2.3 out of 14 reviews
    • 25% recommend this product
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    The roots are deceptively simple because they produce a beautiful flower family!
    The roots are deceptively simple because they produce a beautiful flower family!
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    Don’t think I will EVER order for delivery again. Shipping handler was not carful at all. Box dented and dirt all over inside of shipping box even though plants were in plastic bags plants never grew. No help @ customer service
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    Response from Gardens Alive FarmApr 12, 2024
    Thank you for writing a review of the Purple Rain Salvia. We are truly sorry to hear that the box was damaged during transit, and that the item failed to grow. Perennials have a one year guarantee. Please contact the Home Depot Customer Care department for assistance, using the contact information found under “Customer Service” at homedepot.com.
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    they seem to be coming up nice , it has been cold here, so maybe better when gets warmer
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    Nothing yet
    I plznted it 2 weeks ago and it hasn't broke through the dirt.
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    Response from Gardens Alive FarmApr 14, 2022
    Thank you for sharing your review with us. Newly planted Purple Rain Salvia Bareroots can take 4-6 weeks to show any growth as they are establishing a good root system. Maybe give them a little more time. You may reach out directly to The Home Depot's Customer Care Team for assistance with your order. Follow the links provided under "Customer Service" at homedepot.com for instruction on how to reach a Customer Care Specialist.
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    It is not growing :(...
    It is not growing :(
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    Response from Gardens Alive FarmMay 18, 2021
    Thank you for your review. We were sorry to hear the Purple Rain Salvia has failed to grow. You may reach out directly to Home Depot's Customer Care Team for assistance with your order. Follow the links provided under "Customer Service" at homedepot.com for instruction on how to reach a customer care specialist.
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    Plants were bare root and though I planted immediately they...
    Plants were bare root and though I planted immediately they have not sprouted. Likely dead on arrival.
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    Response from Gardens Alive FarmMay 18, 2021
    Thank you for your review. We were sorry to hear the Purple Rain Salvia failed to grow. You may reach out directly to Home Depot's Customer Care Team for assistance with your order. Follow the links provided under "Customer Service" at homedepot.com for instruction on how to reach a customer care specialist.
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    Received and planted with 48 hours - does not appear the seedling took - very disappointed will n...
    Received and planted with 48 hours - does not appear the seedling took - very disappointed will not order on line again - will only purchase directly from nursery in-store.
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    Response from Gardens Alive FarmMay 12, 2021
    Thank you for sharing your feedback. We were sorry to hear the Purple Rain Salvia failed to grow in your garden. You may reach out directly to Home Depot's Customer Care Team for assistance with your order. Follow the links provided under "Customer Service" at homedepot.com for instruction on how to reach a customer care specialist.
      The item did not grow at all....
      The item did not grow at all.
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      Response from Gardens Alive FarmApr 12, 2021
      Thank you for your review. We were sorry to hear the Purple Rain Salvia failed to thrive in your garden. You may reach out directly to Home Depot's Customer Care Team for assistance with your order. Follow the links under "Customer Service" at homedepot.com for instruction on how to reach a customer care specialist.
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      I've had mine 5 weeks and nothing has sprouted. I've contacted customer care.
      I've had mine 5 weeks and nothing has sprouted. I've contacted customer care.
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      Response from Gardens Alive FarmAug 5, 2019
      We were sorry to hear these salvia failed to thrive in your garden. We were happy to hear you have contacted Home Depot's Customer Care for assistance with this important matter.
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        Sun Tolerance

        Full Sun

        Full Sun

        Full Sun

        Part Sun

        Common Name Family

        Salvia

        Daylily

        Daylily

        Geranium

        Hardiness Zone

        3 (-40 to -30 F), 4 (-30 to -20 F), 5 (-20 to -10 F), 6 (-10 to 0 F), 7 (0 to 10 F), 8 (10 to 20 F)

        3 (-40 to -30 F), 4 (-30 to -20 F), 5 (-20 to -10 F), 6 (-10 to 0 F), 7 (0 to 10 F), 8 (10 to 20 F), 9 (20 to 30 F)

        3 (-40 to -30 F), 4 (-30 to -20 F), 5 (-20 to -10 F), 6 (-10 to 0 F), 7 (0 to 10 F), 8 (10 to 20 F), 9 (20 to 30 F)

        3 (-40 to -30 F), 4 (-30 to -20 F), 5 (-20 to -10 F), 6 (-10 to 0 F), 7 (0 to 10 F), 8 (10 to 20 F)

        Water Requirements

        Twice a week

        Twice a week

        Twice a week

        Twice a week