Purple Sage

$5.99

Salvia officinalis ‘Purpurascens’

Purple Sage is one of the most flavoursome sages, and can be used as an alternative to regular garden sage in the kitchen. It’s beautiful purple foliage gives this plant a decorative use in the garden as well as being a great addition for cooking. Sage is most commonly used in stuffings, sausages, soups, stews, and is a favourite with chicken.

This plant is an evergreen perennial shrub that can grow to about 60cm tall. A frost tender plant, It prefers full sun, with well drained soil. Purple sage is the most effective medicinal variety of sage. Often made into tea to aid digestion, it has also been used as an anti inflammatory agent for insect bites, and to treat depression and insomnia.

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