PLANTS OF CLARY SAGE - SALVIA SCLAREA VAR. TURKESTANICA
Spectacular plant for rockery and gardens. Medicinal, cosmetic and culinary properties. A good species to control erosion and for pots. Astringent, digestive, stimulating and anti-fever propertiesamong many others. The essential oil extracted is used to fix perfumes. The stems, leaves and flowers are edible. It can also be used to flavour desserts and drinks such as liqueurs and wine.
Bi-annual or perennial plant of 1m in height when flowering. Strong scented, lilac and long-lasting flowers. The leaves are long and wide, woollen to the touch.
It needs sandy, light and acid soils.
Height of plant: Plug: 10/20cm - 2 Liter Pot: 15/25cm