Sage, Black, Salvia mellifera

Highly aromatic evergreen sage native in California. Likely supplied bare rooted Evergreen to 2m, light blue flowers, Likes sun, tolerates some shade Attractive to bees and butterflies. Aromatic leaves for tea or as food flavouring. Strong antimicrobial properties Leaves are cardiac and carminative. An infusion used for heart complaints.

Qin-Jiao, Gentiana dahurica

Easy to grow gentian Full sun to part shade Loose, semi-sprawling habit Perennial, 20 cm, sun to part-shade Bitter herb used for digestive system anti-inflammatory