Through June 16th, we will continue to take orders for potted plants to be delivered by second week of July.  Orders received after June 16th will begin shipping second week of September.  First come first served. 

Sage, Lyre-Leaf (Cancer Weed) (Salvia lyrata) potted plant, organic

$8.50

Family: Mint (Lamiaceae)

Hardy to Zones 4 to 9

(Cancer Weed, Lyre Leaf Sage)  Herbaceous perennial native to central and eastern US.  Basal leaves bear striking purple variegations, the outer margin resembling perhaps the shape of a lyre. Traditional use of root, leaf and seed (TWM, American Indian):  a salve used for healing wounds and treating abnormal growths.    Flowers pale blue to lavender, deep throated, with a characteristic dorsal ridge, on a raceme to 18 inches tall.  Grows in regular garden soils and is particularly fond of growing in lawns, where it co-exists harmlessly with lawn grass. Space plants 1 to 2 feet apart.
Potted plant, certified organically grown

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