Salvia nemorosa ‘Ostfriesland’ if from the Lamiaceae family of plants. It is also called Balkan Clary ‘Ostfriesland’, Salvia nemorosa ‘East Friesland’ or Salvia superba ‘East Friesland’. It is a bushy herbaceous perennial. The leaves are ovate and the flower grows on spikes in summer and autumns. Salvia nemorosa ‘Ostfriesland’ flowers are deep violet with pink bracts. Plant it in full sun in humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil. It can grow up to 50cm or 20in. Propagate by division. Deadheading this plant prolongs the flowering period. Watch out for slugs, leafhoppers, and snails, but it is disease-free.
Salvia Nemorosa ‘Ostfriesland’ is commonly known as Woodland Sage or Balkan Clary. It is native to central Europe and Western Asia. Easy to grow. Carl Linnaeus wrote about it first in 1762. Leaves have been used for traditional medicine in order to stop bleeding.