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Sideritis (White Sage)

White Sage or Mountain Tea, locally called Salvia blanca or Chahorra on the Canaries, are in contrast to their more or less annual or biannual counterparts from Central Europe mostly perennial woody sub shrubs with ornamental, densely white or yellowishAll are excellent pot plants for a well drained, preferably rocky soil in always full sun in cultivation. Mediterranean species are used for the preparation of herbal teas and can be grown outside in a sunny and protected spot in the garden.
Sow seeds from non winterhardy species flat throughout the year on any rocky, well drained soil at some 15°C to max. 25°C. Keep seedlings very sunny and always carefully water from beneath. Keep drier in winter at a minimum of some 10°C. Ideal for the cool wintergarden or frostfree greenhouse. Sow seeds from winterhardy species from autumn to mid spring. Keep pots outside in the garden in a protected and sunny place. As soon as seedlings are strong enough transplant to the final spot in the garden.
20 seeds per package.

Legal note: In accordance with national German laws (BNatSchG and BArtSchV) as well as European (Bern Convention) international conventions (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora - CITES) we do not sell any wild collected material such as seeds from protected plants. Seeds from protected plants exclusively derives from horticulturally artificially propagated plants in Germany respectively Lebanon only, where plants have been taken into cultivation in the late 70ies and early 80ies of the last century.
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Sideritis brevicaulis (syn. Sideritis lotsyi var. mascaense)

Sideritis brevicaulis (syn. Sideritis lotsyi var. mascaense)

50 (100)cm, strongly pubescent, white-wooly, ovoid leaves and a short, lax inflorescence. From open sunny spots iin western Tenerife island. This item will be discontinued. The remaining stock is being offered at a reduced price. The regular price was € 4,99 per package. IV-VII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 2477 € 0,99
seed package
Sideritis candicans var. candicans

Sideritis candicans var. candicans

50 (100)cm, a perennial with woody stems covered with ornamental silvery-grey foliage and terminal racemes with pale yellowish-white flowers. Native of open spots in central Madeira (Portugal). For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot throughout the year. In winter keep plants slightly drier at a minimum of some 10°C. VI-VII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package6437 € 7,99
seed package
Sideritis candicans var. multiflora

Sideritis candicans var. multiflora

40 (70)cm, a perennial with bowing woody stems covered with ornamental silvery-grey foliage and terminal racemes with pale yellowish flowers. Native of open spots at altitude of Porto Santo (Portugal). For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot throughout the year. In winter keep plants slightly drier at a minimum of some 10°C. VI-VII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 6438 € 7,99
Sideritis dasygnaphala

Sideritis dasygnaphala

40 (70)cm, woody, strongly branching shrub with narrow oval, densely white-wooly haired leaves and tall, upright growing inflorescences with small yellow flowers. Native of sun exposed, rocky spots in central Gran Canaria. Keep very sunny throughout the year with reduced watering in winter and a minimum of some 10°C. This item will be discontinued. The remaining stock is being offered at a reduced price. The regular price was € 4,99 per package. V-VII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 3248 € 0,99
seed package
Sideritis dendro-chahorra

Sideritis dendro-chahorra

100 (170)cm, medium sized, multi-branching woody shrub with greenish white arrow shaped leaves, yellowish white beneath and a short, compact inflorescence with yellow flowers. From open spots in the upper succulent shrub bordering the laurel forest on Tenerife. This item will be discontinued. The remaining stock is being offered at a reduced price. The regular price was € 4,99 per package. IV-VII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 2480 € 0,99
seed package
Sideritis eriocephala

Sideritis eriocephala

60 (120)cm, makes white wooly leaves on very short, almost basal stems and a very tall, white-wooly, dense inflorescence. From rocky places in open sunny spots in mostly the sualpine zone of Tenerife island. USDA Climate Zone 9 (with shelter from rain in winter). VI-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 2478 € 2,99
Sideritis ferrensis

Sideritis ferrensis

50 (100)cm, a tall, upright growing, woody, branching shrub with narrow oval, grayish green to yellowish green leaves, white-wooly below and small yellow flowers in tall inflorescences. Native of the lower parts of the pine and laurel forest on El Hierro. Keep sunny throughout the year with reduced watering in winter and a minimum of some 10°C. V-VI.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 3246 € 4,99
Sideritis hyssopifolia (Hyssop-Leafed Mountain Tea)

Sideritis hyssopifolia (Hyssop-Leafed Mountain Tea)

25 (45)cm, Hyssop-Leafed Mountain Tea is a small perennial with an basal rosette of aromatic leaves and several upright hold inflorescences with pale lemon-yellow-flowers. From open spots in woods, grassy hillsides and mountains in the South-West of Europe. Easily grown in any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. VI-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package7175 € 4,99
Sideritis lotsyi

Sideritis lotsyi

50 (100)cm, woody perennial with oval-lanceolate, greyish-green leaves, silvery-white beneath on slightly branching stems and lax inflorescences. Native of partially shaded to sunny spots in the laurel forest zone in central La Gomera. For any rich, well drained soil in full sun throughout the year. Keep drier in winter at a minimum of some 15°C. VI-VII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 4695 € 3,99
Sideritis scardica (Greek Mountain Tea)

Sideritis scardica (Greek Mountain Tea)

20 (30)cm, Greek Mountain Tea is a fully winter hardy perennial with ornamental densely white covered, aromatic, narrow leaves and short branching spikes with pale yellow flowers. Dried leaves are traditionally used for herbal teas in Greece. Sideritis scardica is native of mountains from Macedonia to Greece. Easily grown in any rich, well drained soil in a protected spot in full sun. An excellent plant for the rock garden. V-VI.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package7142 € 7,99
Sideritis spicata

Sideritis spicata

20 (30)cm, a low woody shrub with oval, grayish green to olive green leaves, white wooly below and small maroon brown flowers. It is native of the termophilic zone throughout La Gomera. Keep sunny throughout the year with reduced watering in winter and a minimum of some 10°C. V-VII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 3244 € 2,99
seed package
Sideritis syriaca ssp. syriaca (Syrian Mountain Tea)

Sideritis syriaca ssp. syriaca (Syrian Mountain Tea)

30cm, Syrian Mountain Tea is a fully winter hardy perennial with ornamental, densely white covered, aromatic leaves and short branching spikes with pale yellow to white flowers. Dried leaves are traditionally used for herbal teas. It is native of mountains on Crete (ssp. syriaca) and from Turkey and Syria (ssp. nusairiensis). Easily grown in any rich, well drained soil in a protected spot in full sun. An excellent plant for the rock garden. VI-VII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 6381 € 7,99
seed package