Return to the Herbs Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Is Salvia roemeriana, cedar sage, edible for humans?

Posted by merrybookwyrm 7/8 dfw (My Page) on
Wed, Sep 22, 10 at 16:17

I had thought that perennial cedar sage, salvia roemeriana, was edible for the butterflies and other critters, but not edible for humans. Does anyone know if this is true or not true? Thank you.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Is Salvia roemeriana, cedar sage, edible for humans?

I'm really not sure. You can try cross-posting to the Salvia forum.

FataMorgana


 o
RE: Is Salvia roemeriana, cedar sage, edible for humans?

Thank you. I'll try the Salvia forum. Don't really expect it to be edible by humans, though...


 o
RE: Is Salvia roemeriana, cedar sage, edible for humans?

salvia roemeriana:

Use Ornamental: Adds crimson color and attractive foliage to shady areas. Also a good pot plant for the shade.
Use Wildlife: Flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies
Use Food: As with other red-flowered Salvias, its flowers are both edible and sweet and can make an attractive garnish.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Interesting Foliage: yes
Fragrant Foliage: yes
Attracts: Hummingbirds , Butterflies
Nectar Source: yes
Deer Resistant: High

Greg
Southern Nevada


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Herbs Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here