Salvia

Botanical name: Salvia officinalis

Salvia officinalis is an Evergreen shrub, native to the Mediterranean basin.

This ornamental perennial can grow to 35-45 cm high and is characterized by a thick foliage and green-gray woolly, with pronounced ribs beneath. Elongated flowers are usually blue-mauve.

Since ancient times the Sage is a culinary use. The leaves are ideal for flavoring fatty meats such as pork, venison, duck. Many are also the household and cosmetics. The leaves can be made dry and act as a repellent in the laundry or be fresh wipes on your teeth as natural whitener.

Data sheet

  • Family
  • Duration
    Perennial
  • Dwelling
    Full Sun
  • Temperature
    Rustica (from -5° to -20° c and above)
  • Watering
    Moderate
  • Land
    Light and well drained
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