A picture of a Sage

Sage

Salvia viridis 'Claryssa'

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

40cm

Max

20cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Sage Overview

This species of annual is upright and bushy with ovate to oblong hairy, medium green leaves. The flowers are borne in early summer to late summer with terminal spikes of pink to purple blooms.

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.