Perennial Sage

Sage is a large and varied genus with annual, edible and perennial species.  As a perennial you are showered with mid season, long lasting flowers in blues, violets, and purple tones. While it is not the edible kind but you can enjoy a wide range of foliage scents depending on the variety you have.  Perennial sage is a popular pollinator and helps encourage bees, hummingbirds and butterflies to visit your garden.

REnew the life of your plants by dividing it every 3-4 years on the Spring.

Perennial Sage

Salvia sp.

  • Light Exposure: Sun
  • Soil Type: Moist, well draining
  • Height: 1-8′, depending on variety
  • Width: 8-36″, depending on variety
  • Bloom Time: Summer
  • Bloom Colour: Violet, purple, blue
  • Foliage Colour: Gray, green
  • Pests and Disease: Slugs, rot, spittle bugs
  • Landscape Uses: Beds, borders
  • Special Features: Attractive foliage, fragrant, Fall colour, cut flowers, attracts hummingbirds and butterflies, drought tolerant
  • Zone: 3-10

Example Varieties:

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