Also known as common sage, this plant has a long history of medicinal and culinary use. It's great for flavouring meat, cheese, and bean dishes as well as laying on the grill to flavour meat with it's savoury and peppery-scented smoke.
This is an attractive shrubby evergreen plant with beautiful mauve flowers. It grows in a bush-like habit with thick rosette stems and dusty green-grey foliage. Can be slow growing and take up to three years to reach mature size.
Salvia Officinalis Envelope contains 15 seeds
SUN NEEDS: full sun (minimum of 6 hours)
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/4" GERMINATION: 14-21 days
MATURITY: 75-80 days
PLANT HEIGHT: 12-36 inches
SOIL TYPE: well drained soil
HARDINESS ZONES: 5-10 Sow seeds indoors on surface of soil 6-8 weeks before last frost. Can also be directly sown outdoors after last spring frost. Divide every 2-4 years.