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Sage Plant - Blackcurrant Sage

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Salvia microphylla var microphylla

  • Beautiful blackcurrant scent.
  • Striking cerise red flowers.
  • Bushy perennial habit.

Supplied as a pot grown plant grown in a 7cm pot.

Available from APPROXIMATELY late May / early June 2021

1 or more £2.95GBP each. Group & quantity discounts
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Pollinator Friendly

This variety of sage is thought to originate from the mountain areas of South America and Mexico, so likes a warm location but has the most amazing blackcurrant smell to it and a really striking cerise flower.

Small green oval shaped leaves. Blackcurrant sage doesn't like to be positioned in cold winds or sit wet so choose it's location wisely!

Pruning is recommended in the Spring as the added foliage offers extra protection from the frost during the Winter.

Recommended by the RHS to be an excellent attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects.

  • Hardy perennial.
  • Reaches about 4 feet (120 cm) tall.
  • Prefers a sunny or partial shade, sheltered position.
  • Likes free draining soil.
  • Needs protection from cold winds.
  • Has pretty cerise flowers.
  • Evergreen.
  • Can be grown in pots (Winter protection will be required if in a container).
  • Culinary Uses
  • Adding to salad or drinks.
  • Good for herbal tea (commonly known as mirot de montes).
  • Medicinal Uses
  • Can be used to treat fever.

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As with all alternative medicines and plants with purported medicinal benefits it is important to inform your health care providers that you are using them; this helps to ensure safe and coordinated care. We can accept no liability for any side effect or contingency from any allergy or any other cause or harm that may arise. If in doubt please do consult a medical practitioner before using.

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Plant Passport Registration Number: GB-34265