A picture of a Anise-Scented Sage

Anise-Scented Sage

Salvia guaranitica

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Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1m

1m

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Photo of Salvia guaranitica at the San Francisco Botanical Garden
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Anise-Scented Sage Overview

Salvia guaranitica is a sub-shrub species from the Lamiaceae family. Commonly known by the name Anise-Scented Sage. It produces branching, dark green stems bearing wrinkly, hairy foliage. Blue flowers measuring around 5cm in length are produced from late summer into autumn. This species is part of the Royal Horticultural Society “Plants for Pollinators” initiative to showcase plants which support pollinator populations by providing ample amounts of nectar and/ or pollen. A great choice for encouraging pollinating insect wildlife into your garden!

Common problems with Anise-Scented Sage

How to propagate Anise-Scented Sage

Cuttings

Seed

Division

Special features of Anise-Scented Sage

Attracts bees

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Anise-Scented Sage

Attracts humming birds in suitable geographical locations.