Sage, Clary seed

$4.40$33.00 incl. GST

Seed Count: 30 / packet
Cultivation: moderate
Botanical Name: Salvia sclarea
Seed / Gram: ~ 250

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Description

Clary Sage seed.

Flowers of Clary Sage, Salvia sclarea, are the source of an essential oil used exclusively in perfume as both a fixative and perfume. The leaf, strangely, has no scent. Used medicinally for eye complaints.

Clary Sage is native to southern Europe and Syria. Prefers light, dry, well drained soils, in an open sunny position. Purple-pink flowers in summer. Drought and frost resistant. Biennial plant growing to 1m x 1m. Sow Clary Sage seed in early spring or autumn.