- Common Name(s):
- Clary sage
- Edible Plants, Herbs, Perennials
Clary sage is an herbaceous perennial in the Lamiaceae family. It tolerates drought and shallow rocki soils. The flowers are frangrant, showy white-lavender blooms that appear from June-August.
Wildlife Value: Flowers attract butterflies. This plant is resistant to damage by deer.
- 5 ft.
- 24 in.
- Flower Color:
- White to lavender
- Europe to central Asia
- Leaves are delicious in omelets, fritters, and stews; flavoring of beers and wines; oil.
NCCES plant id: 422