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Salvia officinalis Broad Leaf

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Salvia officinalis Broad Leaf TBA
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Herbs & Vegetables Clumping, Upright

Small evergreen perennial herb with broad round grey-green aromatic leaves and purple flower spikes in Summer. Perfect for herb gardens and rockeries. Great for adding to salads, casseroles, dips, sauces and many other culinary dishes. Grows approx. 40-60cm tall x 40-60cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Edible Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Playgrounds, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Generally trouble free, Mites, Powdery Mildew, White Fly

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High