Salvia Virgata Nemorosa
Perennial, 3 feet. Propagate by division of roots in
autumn, planting out 3 feet apart. Full sun is essential.
Succeeds in any garden soil.
The Salvia genus belongs to the subfamily Nepetoideae in Lamiaceae family. The genus consists of about 900 species (Cadirci et al., 2012), of which 15 are distributed in Romanian flora (Ciocârlan, 2009). Many Salvia species are used as herbal tea and for food flavoring, as well as in cosmetics, perfumery and the pharmaceutical industries throughout world. Salvia species are generally known for their multiple pharmacological effects including their antibacterial, antiviral, antioxidative, antimalarial, anti-inflammatory, antidiabetic, cardiovascular, antitumor and anticancer. More info