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Salvia greggii 'Icing Sugar' (Autumn Sage 'Icing Sugar')Herb Plant

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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.

Autumn Sage 'Icing Sugar' (Salvia greggii 'Icing Sugar') Herb in 1L Pot

Autumn Salvia 'Icing Sugar' has two tone dark and pale pink flowers with small narrow leaves.  Autumn Salvia 'Icing Sugar' loves the sun as it is native to Texas and Mexico.  It has evergreen leaves and despite its 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. 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 'Icing Sugar' 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 Autumn Sage 'Icing Sugar' Online

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salvia greggii 'Icing Sugar' (Autumn Sage 'Icing Sugar')Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun/Partial shade
Soil Type Light Well Drained soil
Flower Colour Pink
Height 60cm
Spread 60cm
Latin Name Salvia greggii 'Icing Sugar'
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