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Salvia napifolia 'Baby Blue' (Sage 'Baby Blue') Herb Plant

£6.50

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 'Baby Blue' (Salvia napifolia 'Baby Blue') Herb in 1L Pot

Sage 'Baby Blue' has attractive silvery green leaves with an abundance of light lilac-blue flowers in the summer, and is a small perennial evergreen plant with woody stems and will grow to a height and spread of 90cm x 60cm making it fairly compact. It is a Sage particularly loved by bees and butterflies.  

Native to the Mediterranean region, Sage has a long history of medicinal and culinary use, and in modern times as an ornamental garden plant.

Preferring light, well-drained soil and full sun, Sage plants will often flourish all year, and should have leaves to harvest for much of the year.

Herb Usage

Sage has for centuries been used in herbal medicine it is said to have astringent properties and has been used to treat everything from sore throats, digestive and respiratory problems to hot flushes and spots, it can be made into a tea by steeping a few sage leaves in hot water is today still used as a remedy for coughs and sore throats and is good for the digestion  As a culinary herb, Sage has a slight peppery taste, and is used to flavour fatty meats in the form of stuffing and sauces. This particular variety is grown primarily for its flowers which are great for attracting pollinators. 

Buy Sage 'Baby Blue' Online

Our potted Sage 'Baby Blue' herb plants are generally available to buy online all year round.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salvia napifolia 'Baby Blue' (Sage 'Baby Blue') Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun/Partial shade
Soil Type Light Well Drained soil
Flower Colour Mauve
Height 90cm
Spread 60cm
Latin Name Salvia napifolia 'Baby Blue'
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