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Salvia 'Clotted Cream' ( Sage 'Clotted Cream')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.

Sage 'Clotted Cream' (Salvia 'Clotted Cream') Herb in 1Litre Pot

Salvia 'Clotted Cream' has beautiful pale cream flowers with small narrow leaves.  Salvia ''Clotted Cream'  loves the sun as it is native to Texas and Mexico.  It has semi-evergreen leaves in the right area sheltered from frost it may remain evergreen and despite its common name flowers from Jul to September.  Autumn Sage prefers a sunny spot it enjoys moist but well drained soil, flourishing in a well drained border or in a large pot. It will grow to a height of approx 90cm. The ideal time for cutting back flowering shrub sages, is the Spring once new growth can be seen 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. Dead heading the old flowers will encourage new flowers all season.

Herb Usage

Sage has been used for centuries as a culinary herb. The Autumn Sage ''Clotted Cream'  is grown as a perennial herb plant primarily for its flowers, which are highly attractive to bees and butterflies. However, the leaves and flowers can be used to flavour food and drinks

Buy Sage ''Clotted Cream' Online

Our potted Sage 'Clotted Cream'  herb plants are generally available to buy online between May and September, plant out once risk of frost has past.

Salvia greggii 'Clotted Cream' ( Sage 'Clotted Cream') Annual Grow Guide
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Salvia 'Clotted Cream' ( Sage 'Clotted Cream')Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun/Partial shade
Soil Type Light free-draining soil
Flower Colour Cream
Height 90cm
Spread 60cm
Latin Name Salvia 'Clotted Cream'
Hardiness RHS rating H4 - Hardy average winter
Culinary None
Scented Foliage
Medicinal/Cosmetic None
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Pollinator Friendly
Type of Garden Cottage/Informal
  • 5

    Posted by Jenny on 28th Sep 2020

    Plant arrived in excellent condition - now replanted into bigger pot and doing well

  • 5
    Good sturdy plant

    Posted by Coral Winifred Wick on 19th Aug 2020

    Well packaged and a good healthy plant

  • 5
    Lovely plants

    Posted by Sheila Gordon on 3rd Jun 2020

    Once again delighted with the quality of the plants and the packaging