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Genus: Salvia

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There are about 900 species of sage that include annuals, perennials and shrubs. The genus includes both the culinary herb as well as colourful bedding varieties.

Salvia officinalis is the most widely used herb - an essential ingredient in sage and onion stuffing!

Scarlet sage or S. splendens is often used as bedding – it comes in hot red and purple as well as pastel pinks, lilacs and blues.

Salvia comes from the Latin ‘salveo’ meaning ‘I heal’ which may refer to its use as an herbal remedy for a whole range of problems from indigestion to insect bites!

Salvia to buy

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We have 686 photos of Salvia plants in real gardens

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You can also discover who's growing Salvia.

  • Riders of the Purple Sage (Salvia officinalis 'Purpurea')
    By muddywal..
  • Variegated Salvia in flower (Salvia Officinalis)
    By karensus..
  • Salvia and Kniphofia (Salvia clevelandii)
    By Janette
  • Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna' (Salvia nemorosa)
    By spritzhe..


Care tips & Questions

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Propagation of Salvia Patens

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28 Dec, 2008

How to grow Sage?

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3 Aug, 2008

Species of Salvia