Broadleaf Sage - Salvia officinalis - Perennial
Grey-green leaves add contrast to the stunning deep blue/purple flowers that rise above the foliage. Can grow 18-36". Delicious and medicinal, sage has long been used to flavor wild meats, pork, stuffing, beans, soups, stews and anything that floats your boat.
The plant becomes semi-woody and the flowers are edible. Can be used fresh or dried. This is another long-lived perennial culinary herb for you kitchen.
Can be direct seeded after the soil is warmed above 50 degrees or sow in flats 6-10 weeks before last frost date. Plant 1/4" deep, germination in 7-21 days.