Sage was a standard in kitchen gardens from colonial times, and Jefferson listed it in 1794. This culinary Mediterranean shrub, grown since the thirteenth century, was thought to prolong life. Its soft, gray-green foliage and spikes of lavender flowers make it an attractive ornamental.
Grows to to three feet high. Sow seeds indoors in sterile, seed-starting mix. Prefers full sun and well-drained soil. USDA Zones 4-8.
Approximately 50 seeds per pack.
Line Drawing from Herbs Coloring Book
by Stefen Bernath (1977). zone4, zone5, zone6, zone7, zone8