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Salvia chamaedryoides (Sage Germander) Herb Plant

£6.50
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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.

Sage Germander (Salvia chamaedryoides) Herb in 1 Litre Pot 

Sage Germander is an evergreen perennial native to Mexico.  It spreads freely with grey evergreen leaves with soft violet blue flowers appearing from early June to Nov. Hardy in a sheltered free draining spot. 

The ideal time for cutting back flowering shrub sages, is the Spring once new growth can be seen from the base and risk of frost has past. Cut up to half the plant back shaping as needed. If Sages are becoming leggy then a light summer cut may be required to encourage flowers and new growth. Dead heading the old flowers will encourage new flowers all season.

Herb Usage

Sage Germander is 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.  Sage Germander does have the distinctive sage leaf aroma which allows them to be used in summer drinks and sparingly cut into salads if desired.

Buy Sage Germander Online

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

 

Salvia chamaedryoides (Sage Germander) Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun/Partial shade
Soil Type Light Well Drained soil
Flower Colour Blue
Height 60cm
Spread 30cm
Latin Name Salvia chamaedryoides
Hardiness RHS rating H4 - Hardy average winter
Culinary None
Scented Foliage
Medicinal/Cosmetic Herbal medicine
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Pollinator Friendly
Type of Garden Cottage/Informal