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Salvia patens 'Oxford Blue' (Sage'Oxford Blue') 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.

Salvia patens 'Oxford Blue'(Sage 'Oxford Blue') Herb Plant   

Sage 'Oxford Blue' is also known as Gentian sage  'Oxford Blue' is a fantastic sage, it has wonderful exquisite large dark blue, hooded flowers about 2.5cm in size on erect stems with large, oval, pale green leaves. An excellent garden plant and cut flower, this variety can be planted in sheltered borders, patio containers or kept in the conservatory. Sage 'Oxford Blue' is a tuberous-rooted herbaceous perennial which given the right conditions could reach 1M in height, in mild areas tubers can be left in the ground otherwise simply lift and store as you would Dahlia tubers until spring.

Preferring well-drained sunny positions, this is a good plant to put in a container, where it can be moved into a sheltered position over winter.

Herb Usage 

Sage has been used for centuries as a culinary herb, Sage 'Oxford Blue' 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 'Oxford Blue' Online

Our potted Sage 'Oxford Blue' herb plants are generally available to buy online between March and September, plant out once all risk of Frost has passed. 





Salvia patens 'Oxford Blue' (Sage'Oxford Blue') Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun/Semi-shade
Soil Type Light free-draining soil
Flower Colour Blue
Height 75cm
Spread 60cm
Latin Name Salvia patens 'Patio Dark 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