Salvia officinalis. This hardy sub-shrub is an essential herb for adding to the Sunday roast but also makes an attractive plant in the perennial border. The soft blue-green leaves are ideal for adding their rich flavour to meats and stuffing. The flavour of the leaves will be best when growing sage in warm, dry conditions.
Grow in a sunny position. It will reach a height of 60cm and spread of 90cm.