A picture of a Sage

Sage

Salvia microphylla var. neurepia

Full Shade
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

90cm

60cm

Min

60cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Sage Overview

An evergreen, upright shrub bearing mid green leaves. In late summer and mid autumn, tubular, bright red flowers appear.

Common problems with Sage

How to propagate Sage

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds in the spring, cuttings in early summer.

Seed

Division

Division at any time.

Other uses of Sage

Grown for their tubular, 2-lipped, often brightly coloured flowers and aromatic foliage. Leaves of some species may be used for flavouring foods. Suitable for coastal conditions.