Berggarten Sage

Salvia officinalis 'Berggarten'

SKU
40029
Pungent flavor and aroma make 'Berggarten' a culinary delight. More compact than other species, the large oval leaves are unlike that of typical garden sage. The foliage takes on a purplish cast in full sun. Attractive and useful in herb gardens, mixed borders and containers.
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6 - 10

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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Requires less water once established.

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Botanical PronunciationSAL-vee-uh oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss
Average Size at Maturity16" tall x 24" wide
Bloom TimePurple flower spikes in summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Edible, Gift Plant, Waterwise, Pet Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Requires less water once established.

Provide well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 10

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