Wood Sage -Teucrium Scorodonia
Wood sage is also known as Gypsy, Mountain, Wild or Garlic Sage. This plant flowers from July to September. Its leaves have medicinal properties, and can be used in brewing. Wood sage is a long-lived, native perennial found in well-drained, acidic to slightly basic soils. It is found in a wide range of habitats including heaths, woodland, hedgerows, scrub, and dunes. Despite its name wood sage, it is only moderately shade tolerant and is rarely found in deep woodland with closed canopies. It is also sensitive to grazing.
Sow the seed from spring onwards, it will grow well in most conditions.