Anise scented sage
A robust variety, Amistad has a very long flowering period from early summer to first frosts. Beautiful dark purple flowers with an almost black calyx. Aromatic mid-green foliage. Grow in full or to light shade. Height to 120 cm. Soil should be humus rich and moist but well drained. Excellent for borders or containers. Protect with mulch in the garden to overwinter, prefers a sheltered position. Attractive to insects, especially bees and butterflies.