Birds love the plentiful seeds, and bees are attracted to the flowers of Wood sage into the Autumn
Wood sage self seeds easily.
Wood sage is an evergreen woodland plant which resembles sage but is not as scented, so is not particularly used in cooking. It has small yellowish flowers from July – September. They can also last through to October, given a mild Autumn, adding a touch of interest to the garden and providing a late source of nectar. Although a woodland plant it does not tolerate deep shade, so is preferable on the woodland edge or even on a shady border.
Shade or part shade
Height : 50cm
Flowering period : July – September
This is a good source of Autumn nectar: