Sage, Dan-shen Gansu (Salvia przewalskii) potted plant, organic
$7.50 – $19.50
Family: Mint (Lamiaceae)
Hardy to Zones 3 to 9
(dan shen gansu) Herbaceous perennial to 2 feet, with loose upright racemes of conspicuously rotund bi-lipped blue-violet flowers appearing in early summer. Native to China, most notably the province of Gansu. Plant used as a substitute for Dan-shen (Salvia miltiorrhiza), found in markets in Western Mainland China. The plants are noted for their vigor and resistance to disease. Roots of Dan-shen Gansu are red, as are the roots of Dan-shen. Source of the lipophilic diterpene quinone known as tanshinone. Traditional usage (TCM): prophylactic against stroke. This is a choice plant for Salvia officianados worldwide. Plant prefers part shade to sun and fast draining soils.
Potted Plant Certified Organically Grown
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