Shrub

Sage (aka Salvia officinalis)

  • Location:

    I am from the Mediterranean region
  • Looks:

    An evergreen shrub with green or can be purple young foliage and stems turning grey with purple flowers
  • Height:

    I can grow up to 70cm tall with a similar spread
  • Environment:

    Pots, beds or borders, I prefer sunnier dryer spots
  • Flowers:

    My flowers will appear in Summer
  • Grooming:

    Prune me after I flower
  • Life Span:

    I will be green all year round and live a long time
  • Feeding:

    Even in dry spells resist the temptation to water me
  • Fact:

    Sage was used as a healing plant by the Greeks and Romans
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