groundcover, perennial

Salvia officinalis | Garden Sage, Common Sage

Garden Sage is often grown in the herb garden for its ornamental as well as its culinary attributes. 'Aurea' and 'Tricolor' are popular selections. It is common to replace plantings after a few years due to their woody growth. Must have well drained soil. Canopy coverage: 3 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -20F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 3 feet high

Width: 2 feet wide


Foliage Color: gray-green

Flower Color: white, lavender

Flower Season: summer

Wildlife: bees, hummingbirds, butterflies