How Do You Grow Sage?
Sage is a shrub-like perennial hardy up to zone 5b. There are over 750 species of sage worldwide some of which are grown as annuals. The most commonly grown sage used for culinary purposes is garden sage or common sage.
Color of Flower: Lilac/blue
Sun: Sage prefers full sun to partial shade.
Soil: Sage prefers a well-drained, slightly acidic soil.
How to Plant Sage
Sowing: Sage can be easily grown from seed, stem cuttings, and crown division.
How to Care for Sage
Prune sage after flowering 2-3" to promote a bushy habit. Sage prefers dry rather than overly moist soil so water sparingly to prevent root rot.