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Salvia buchananii (Buchanan's Sage) Herb Plant


Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Buchanan's Sage (Salvia buchananii) Herb in 9cm Pot 

Salvia buchananii is a woody Herbaceous perennial that can grow to 60cm in height, with leathery, glossy, lance-shaped leaves and loose racemes of hairy, 2-lipped, tubular deep rosy-pink flowers to 5cm in length, borne in late summer. A lovely plant that is an excellent addition to any part of the garden, both the herb garden or the border. Also a great container plant, Coming originally from Mexico it is half -hardy and will require a sheltered position to grow in.

Herb Usage

Grown as a decorative border plant this sage is not renowned for culinary or medicinal use. it is best grown to admire the striking floral display which is also popular with pollinating insects. 

Buy Buchanan's Sage Online

Our Potted Buchanan's Sage herb plants are generally available to buy online between March and September.


Salvia buchananii (Buchanan's Sage) Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun/Semi-shade
Soil Type Light free-draining soil
Flower Colour Pink
Height 60cm
Spread 60cm
Latin Name Salvia buchananii
Hardiness RHS rating H4 - Hardy average winter
Culinary None
Scented Foliage
Medicinal/Cosmetic Infusion
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Pollinator Friendly
Type of Garden Cottage/Informal