Salvia di Desole

Botanical name: Salvia desoleana

Salvia desoleana is endemic and present spontaneusly exclusively in Sardinia. The epithet "desoleana" is a direct reference to its discoverer, Prof. Luigi Desole, botanist of the ' 900.

Looks like Clary Sage, Salvia desoleana is distinguished by only germinate when close and aroma more accentuated.

The essential oil is extractable from the plant has encountered over the years interest in the chemical, pharmaceutical and Perfumery. Salvia desoleana boasts its presence in liqueur.

Pretty impressive growth, flowering and the aromatic foliage, edible and can be used in further Salvia desoleana kitchen makes a splendid example of an ornamental plant.

Data sheet

  • Family
  • Duration
    Perennial
  • Dwelling
    Full Sun
  • Temperature
    Rustica (from -5° to -20° c and above)
  • Watering
    Poor
  • Land
    Light and well drained
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