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Salvia 'Oriental Dove' (Sage 'Oriental Dove') 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.

Sage 'Oriental Dove' (Salvia 'Oriental Dove') Herb in 1L Pot

Salvia 'Oriental Dove' is a relatively new Salvia introduced in 2020 it has fragrant deep purple flowers , the lower petals are edged in white giving an almost luminous quality to the blooms which flower from June to October they look magnificent against the aromatic bright green leaves. A great addition to the garden Salvia 'Oriental Dove' prefers a sunny spot flourishing in a well drained border or in a large pot. As with all salvias it is a great plant to bridge the gap between late spring flowering and the start of autumn flowering varieties. 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 Sage's 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, Sage 'Oriental Dove' 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 'Oriental Dove' Online

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




Salvia 'Oriental Dove' (Sage 'Oriental Dove') Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun/Partial shade
Soil Type Light free-draining soil
Flower Colour White
Height 100cm
Spread 75cm
Latin Name Salvia 'Oriental Dove'
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