Sage, Dan-shen Gansu (Salvia przewalskii) potted plant, organic

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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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