| Garden Sage |
| Salvia officinalis|
| Uses: Culinary/Medicinal/Beverage/Aromatic
|| Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 5-9) |
| When to Sow: Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall/Anytime
|| Ease of Germination: Easy |
| (Dalmatian sage)
The main culinary varieties popular with onions for poultry stuffing and for flavouring rich meats like pork or duck. Also in homemade sausage, omelettes, cheese and bean dishes. Sage tea gargle is valuable for sore throat. Grey-green pebbly leaves, pale blue flowers The most commonly grown culinary variety.