Clary Sage

Category: Herbs
Created by: The Armchair Gardener

This cottage garden favorite is a large plant with multi-branched spikes of flowers. Bruised leaves and flowers smell of grapefruit and pine.

Photo credit, cropped version: Permission granted to use under GFDL by Kurt Stueber Source: [www.biolib.de] via WikiMedia Commons.

Planting from seeds from Select Seeds in 2015.

Family Lamiaceae
Genus Salvia
Species scalrea
Variety turkestanica
Duration Biennial / Perennial
Growth Habit Forb/Herb
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Height 3-5 feet
Spacing 2 feet
Bloom Color Pink with violet bracts
Bloom Time Summer through Fall