A picture of a Sage

Sage

Salvia canariensis

Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

1.2m

1m

Min

60cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Salvia canariensis, Coast of Los Cancajos, La Palma, Spain
A photo of Sage

Sage Overview

This is an erect evergreen shrub with white downy stems. Lance-shaped or triangular entire or notched mid-green leaves about 10cm long, each having 2 spreading lobes at their base. Small white, purple or violet flowers about 2cms long are borne in terminal racemes or panicles.

Common problems with Sage

How to propagate Sage

Cuttings

Propagate shrubs and sub-shrubs by softwood, semi-ripe or basal cuttings in mid-summer.

Seed

Sow seed of half hardy annuals under glass in early spring and of fully hardy species outdoors in mid-spring.

Division

You can propagate perennials by division in the spring.

Other uses of Sage

Ornamental