Common name: Wood sage. Iúr sléibhe.
This population originates from Co Down. Irish Grid reference: J573500.
Small perennial. Sage like soft green leaves. Flower spikes arising from basal leaves with small greeny yellow flowers.
Sole food plant of the wood sage flea beetle. Also a source for bees, butterflies, wasps and beetles.
Woodland, sandy dunes and heaths. Drier areas. Not found in central Ireland.
Sow from autumn to early spring in trays or modules, prick out into modules, then plant out when large enough.
Upper leaves are edible.
Avg contents: 80 seeds.