Organic Clary Sage. Salvia viridis (horminum).
This is a great plant for bees and butterflies producing a lot of nectar. An annual, it grows 40 – 60cms with beautiful purpley blue flowers.
How to grow:
Sow seeds in pots under protection from March, prick out when large enough to handle and transplant outside into a weed free bed from June, or later it can be sown direct into a well prepared, warm sunny weed free bed. Must keep sed beds moist at all times until plants emerge and afterwards as well. Flowers between July and September.
Likes full sun.
Ways to use them:
Suitable for both cut and dried flowers.
Native to the mediterranean, the seeds and leaves of Salvia viridis have been added to fermenting vats to “greatly increase the inebriating quality of the liquor”. An infusion of the leaves was used for sore gums, and powdered leaves for snuff. (Wikipedia)
Avg contents: 100 seeds.