Salvia Apiana - sacred salvia, honey salvia, white salvia

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Botanical nomenclature: salvia apiana
Common name: sacred salvia, honey salvia, white salvia
Family: lamiaceae

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Description

Ideal temperature for germination: between 22 and 25ºc
Sowing depth: 0.5 cm
Spacing: 50 cm
Height: 1.20 to 1.50 m
Perennial

Demanding species in very well-drained soil

Variety widely used in commercial apiaries, producing honey of excellent quality.

White sage is considered one of the most sacred plants among the indigenous peoples of North America.

Planting in full sun.

Long flowering period and very aromatic.

It can be used in floral arrangements and as dried flowers.

The species is also widely used to purify environments and attract positive fluids in all aspects of life.

A new concept for the composition of beautiful gardens has been forming around the world and a true alchemy of colors has painted the new landscape.

The name derives from the Latin genus salvere which means healthy, with reference to the medicinal qualities of this plant.

In antiquity, all sage was considered sacred and was used as a panacea for all ills.

Due to its bactericidal properties, the herb was used to cure various diseases of the respiratory tract and to disinfect wounds and skin ulcers. It was also widely used as an eye drop to clear vision. All are considered a tonic, stimulant, antispasmodic, febrifugal and antisuroriferous.

White flowering speckled with lavender and silver colored foliage.