Clary sage plant (Salvia sclarea) has a history of use as a medicinal, flavoring agent and aromatic. The plant is an herb in the genus Salvia which encompasses all the sages.
||Clary sage - Plant
||6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
Salvia sclarea, clary, or clary sage, is a biennial or short-lived herbaceous perennial in the genus Salvia. It is native to the northern Mediterranean, along with some areas in north Africa and Central Asia.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Salvia sclarea,Clary sage plant
|Maximum Reachable Height
||2.00 to 4.00 feet
|| white, lilac or cream
|| June to August
||easy to grow
Planting and care
Clary sage is deer resistant, which makes it ideal for the naturalized or meadow garden. The plant may spread by seed but volunteer seeding is usually minimal. The herb requires a chilling period of at least three months to produce flowers and is not a good performer in hot climates for this reason.
Clary sage care
Clary sage is a biennial that begins as a rosette in the first year and will grow a flower stalk the second year. It is a short-lived plant that will usually die after the second year, although in some climat
||Apply any organic fertilizer
Clary sage special feature
Herb garden. Rock garden. Edging.
Clary sage uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- The distilled essential oil is used widely in perfumes and as a muscatel flavoring for vermouths, wines, and liquors
- It is also used in aromatherapy for relieving anxiety and fear, and helping with insomnia