Salvia recognita (Sage recognita) Herb Plant
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 recognita (Salvia recognita) Herb in 1 Litre Pot
Sage recognita is a woody based perennial from Turkey. It forms into a clump and has dark green leaves covered in hairs which gives it a silver cast it has pretty pale pink flowers which grow on spikes up to a metre high. Sage recognita 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 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.
Sage has been used for centuries as a culinary herb. Sage recognita 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 recognita Online
Our potted Sage recognita herb plants are generally available to buy online between May and September, plant out once risk of frost has past.
|Salvia recognita (Sage recognita) Herb Plant|
|Aspect/Site||Full sun/Partial shade|
|Soil Type||Light free-draining soil|
|Latin Name||Salvia 'recognita'|
|Hardiness||RHS rating H4 - Hardy average winter|
|Special Features||Pollinator Friendly|
|Type of Garden||Cottage/Informal|