Salvia officinalis 'Berggarten'

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Sage 'Berggarten' (Perennial)

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-11

This variety is more compact and ornamental than the species. Evergreen, pungent flavor and very aromatic gray-green leaves. Purple spike blooms in midsummer. Tolerant of alkaline soils.

Height

18-24 in

Spread

18-20 in

Bloom Time

summer

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Does not like wet conditions. Do not prune woody growth in late fall, but should be trimmed back in early spring.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Parsley, Flat Italian (Biennial) (Petroselinum crispum neapolitanum), Rosemary, Common (Annual) (Rosmarinus officinalis), Thyme, English (Perennial) (Thymus vulgaris)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Fragrant
Dried Flowers
Culinary
Evergreen
Cut Flowers
Containers
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Gray-Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Spring
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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