A medium sized, medicinal sage from southern Europe and northern Africa.
Branched spikes of white to lilac flowers that sit above the foliage over summer and autumn.
POSITION & USES
Plant in full sun in well drained soil. Clary Sage will grow in poor soil and can be used as a border or filler plant in a classic perennial or cottage garden. Foliage and flowers are edible and good for herbal teas and as a herb where normal sage would be used.
Easily grown in most garden situations. Prune regularly in mid spring to keep compact.
Regular applications of Seasol and PowerFeed 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.
|Plants Needed per Square Metre||2|
|Habit||A multi branched perennial with grey green leaves that puts on a magnificent display when in full bloom.|
|Position||Full Sun, Moderate Frost|