No fail plant ! I cut mine thru out the summer to dry the herb and it just kept on giving! I cook with it; sprinkle dried leaves on carpet then vacuum for a wonderful scent in house & vacuum bag; I also burn some dry leaves for incense- smells wonderful.
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
This plant is hardy in zones 6 - 9
Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.
My Current Zone
A very important herb, rich in folklore and history. Its Latin root means "salvation." Sage's flavorful pebbled leaf has a very decorative texture.Fragrant FoliageFoliage InterestHeat TolerantDrought TolerantAttracts:BirdsButterfliesHummingbirdsResists:Deer
CharacteristicsPlant Type:PerennialHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:12 - 24 InchesSpacing:10 - 14 InchesFoliage Colors:PurpleFoliage Shade:Black/PurpleHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Grown for FoliageHardiness Zones:6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Use in landscapes and herb gardens.
Cassandra Luby, Missouri, United States, 6 years ago