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Salvia microphylla 'Trewithen Cerise' (Mountain Sage 'Trewithen Cerise') 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.

Mountain Sage 'Trewithen Cerise' (Salvia microphylla 'Trewithen Cerise') Herb in 1L Pot

Salvia Microphylla 'Trewithen Cerise' has beautiful cerise flowers on long stems from June to October.  Mountain sage, is a frost hardy perennial, growing up to 50cm tall, along with all the Salvia microphylla varieties it originated in the mountain regions of Central America, and thus prefers warmer climates than we traditionally experience in the UK. However, Mountain Sage Mountain Sage 'Trewithen Cerise' like its counterpart Blackcurrant Sage, can still thrive here if given protection from cold and excessive wet in the winter.  

Mountain Sage Mountain Sage 'Trewithen Cerise' is  will flower from spring through to early autumn, and although Frost Hardy it may be a good idea to take cuttings if you live in the far North in case of a a severe winter. As with all Salvia's it has aromatic green leaves but in the Microphylla species or mountain sage. or baby sage, as it is commonly known these are smaller than in the common sage. A great addition to the garden Mountain Sage 'Trewithen Cerise' prefers a sunny spot 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 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.

Mountain Sage 'Trewithen Cerise' is a delightful plant for the garden and herb border. 

Herb Usage

Sage has been used for centuries as a culinary herb, Mountain Sage 'Trewithen Cerise' 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 'Trewithen Cerise' Online

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salvia microphylla 'Trewithen Cerise' (Mountain Sage 'Trewithen Cerise') Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun/Partial shade
Soil Type Light free-draining soil
Flower Colour Pink
Height 50cm
Spread 45cm
Latin Name Salvia microphylla 'Trewithen Cerise'
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
    Beautiful plant

    Posted by Joanna Snowdon on 3rd Jul 2020

    Beautiful plant which arrived very well packaged