Sage, Kashmir (Salvia hians) potted plant, organic
Family: Mint (Lamiaceae)
Hardy to Zones 5 to 9
(Kashmir Sage) Herbaceous perennial giving rise to loose racemes of large, deep throated blue flowers in second year. The plant flowers over a longer period of time than most sages. Salvia hians is a particularly robust sage, with resinously sticky foliage that gives off an enticing, fruity aroma, even at a distance. Native to the Himalayas, the plant is used to make tea. Traditional usage (TCM): Secondary source of Dan-shen. Plant prefers full sun and fast draining soil. Transplant to landscape at 1 to 2 feet apart.
Potted plant, Certified Organically Grown