Sage Plants For Gardens: Learn About Different Types Of Sage - There are many different types of sage. Some are culinary, some have medicinal properties and some are grown purely for ornamental purposes. All of these sage plants work well for gardens. Find out about sage plant varieties and their uses in this article.
Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens', purple sage. Lilac-blue flowers in early to mid-summer and aromatic red-purple young leaves maturing to grey-green. Purple sage looks stunning planted next to golden oregano in a sunny herb garden. Freshly chopped leaves can be used to make stuffings, herb tea and sage butter. A useful and attractive container plant for a sunny site.
Salvia superba Merleau Blue (Meadow Sage) Compact, early flowering Salvia on a uniform, well-branched plant. Flowers profusely on intense purplish-blue spikes. Long-lasting display from early summer to fall. Combine with yellow tones of Rudbeckia to provide maximum impact. Good for cut flowers. Deer and rabbit resistant; attracts butterflies, birds and hummingbirds. Learn more at: https://www.bluestoneperennials.com/SAMB.html
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