Scientific Name: Salvia officinalis Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:common sage Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:LamiaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Africa, Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Tomentose, Oblong, Ovate, Serrate
Flowers: Verticillaster, Blue, Purple, May- Jun- Jul- Aug
Fruit: Schizocarp, Brown
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
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Landscape Uses: Fall interest, Fragrance, Herb, Perennial border, Summer interest, Winter interest, Medicinal plant
Key ID Features:Low and shrubby perennial; leaves opposite, elliptic to ovate, finely crenulate, medium to grayish-green, very rugose, distinct scent.