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Scientific Name: Salvia leucantha

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Salvia leucantha
Salvia leucantha
Salvia leucantha


  • Perennial
  • Excellent structural plant for the herb garden
  • Very attractive
  • Low maintenance perennial
  • Height 1 - 1,2 meter
  • Purple and cream flowers borne on long sprays
  • Half hardy - grow out in spring
  • Attract bees
  • Full sun.
  • Need well-drained soil
  • Plant in a hedge or in bold groups
  • For a hedge, plant 800mm apart

Culinary Uses

  • Not for culinary use

Parts Used

  • Leaves and flowers

Medicinal Uses. It is said that

  • No medicinal value

Other Uses

  • Insect Repellent
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