Has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit. (2016)
Good for pollinators
Common Name : sage 'Amistad'Family : LamiaceaeType : Herbaceous PerennialHabit : BushyHeight : 1-1.5 metresSpread : 10-50 cmFlower colour : Deep Purple& BlackFlowering from : Juneto OctoberFoliage : DeciduousFoliage colour : GreenSunlight : Full Sun / Part ShadeMoisture : Moist but well-drainedSoil : NeutralSeason of interest : Summer - AutumnHardiness: Hardy through most of the UK -10° to -5°
A stunning new cultivar, which if deadheaded regularly, will flower from late spring to mid-autumn. The larger than average flowers are a sublime shade of purple, and they are made all the more dramatic by their near-black calyces and supporting stems. Bees love it.