Sage Blackcurrant Sage
Salvia microphylla var. microphylla
Blackcurrant Sage is an ornamental and culinary sage. The flowers can be used in salads and the foliage for stuffings and as an informal cut flower. Medicinally used for mouth ulcers and digestive problems.
- Frost hardy pernnial
- Height 1.2m
- Deep pink/ cerise flowers, on elegant stems.
- Prefers a sunny sheltered position.
- Thrives in moist sandy soil, but does well in well drained soils
- Replace when woody in approx 4-7 years.