Salvia Purple Majesty

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(Salvia ‘Purple Majesty’)


A large shrub with attractive green foliage and rich purple flowers over a long period that has been in the trade for decades.


Deep purple flowers from mid spring to mid autumn.


Grows best in a sunny position in well drained soil and will tolerate considerable heat and dryness. Use scattered through a large perennial garden with a mixture of pink penstemon and lavender.


Easy to grow. Prune the plant by about 40% after flowering finishes.


Regular applications of Seasol and PowerFeed over flowering period will keep it looking its best.


  • Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
  • Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
  • Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.

Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.

CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.

Herb Attributes

Plants Needed per Square Metre 1
Habit A large upright perennial with long green stems and flower spikes held above the bush.
Position Full Sun, Moderate Frost.
Height 1.4M
Width 1.5M