Salvia spagnola

Botanical name: Salvia officinalis lavandulifolia

The perennial shrubby Salvia officinalis lavandulifolia, is an endemic species of Spain and southern France.

The silvery foliage is characterized by lanceolate and particular aroma similar to Lavender. It can be used in cooking in place of Salvia officinalis for flavoring food and pleasing infusions. The essential oil extracted from the plant is used as a food flavouring, perfumery and cosmetic industry.

The flowering of Salvia officinalis lavandulifolia is concentrated in spring and the color purple.

Data sheet

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