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Sage

Salvia microphylla

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.25m

Max

1.25m

80cm

Min

50cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Sage Overview

This is a small-leafed rounded shrub. It produces bright green rounded leaves and a mass of scarlet flowers from late spring to early winter.

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.