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Salvia transylvanica (Sage Vampire) Herb Plant

£6.50
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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 Vampire (Salvia transylvanica) Herb in 1L Pot

Sage Vampire has aromatic green leaves and effective bright blue flowers on tall stems from early to mid summer. Salvia 'transylvanica' 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.

Herb Usage

Sage has been used for centuries as a culinary herb, Sage Vampire 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 Vampire Online

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

 

 

 

 

Salvia transylvanica (Sage Vampire) Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun/Partial shade
Soil Type Light free-draining soil
Flower Colour Blue
Height 60cm
Spread 30cm
Latin Name Salvia 'Wendy's wish'
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