Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens'
Has a sensational, warm flavour and many culinary uses, it’s delicious with pork and pasta. Sage leaves can be made into a soothing hair rinse, the leaves are also good in a herbal bath or teas.
Keep in a sunny position and cut back in the spring to boost new growth. Let the soil dry out in between waterings and water in at the roots, not above on the leaves.
Choose whether you receive your herb in its nursery pot or potted up in an Italian terracotta pot, with a matching saucer. Planted in a peat reduced compost mix with added perlite for extra drainage.
Light & gritty.
Cut hard in spring but avoid cutting into old wood. Harvest regularly in the warmer months to keep your plant bushy.
Up to 60cm high / 100cm spread