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Scientific Name: Salvia sclarea L.
Family: Lamiaceae
Clary (Salvia  sclarea)
Salvia sclarea, Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 3: 131.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 5-9

Frost Tolerance: Might need some protection in winter

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Southern Europe to Middle East

Growth Habits: Herbaceous short-lived perennial or biennial, 3 to 4 feet tall (90-120 cm), 2 feet spread (60 cm); aromatic leaves used in cooking.

Watering Needs: Little water in summer, needs excellent drainage

Propagation: Seeds

Some cultivars:
'Turkestanica': has pink and white flowers.
'Vatican Sage': has white flowers

Blooming Habits:
Pink flowers in August, they are edible and can be used to flavor salads.

Fruiting Habits:

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