Sage

Salvia officinalis

  • Sage
  • Sage
  • Flower name
    Sage
  • Scientific name
    Salvia officinalis
  • AliasSalvia officinalis, Salvia, コモンセージ, Common Sage, Sage
  • Place of originMediterranean coast
  • Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement, Botanical Gardens, Park, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July

What is Sage

Sage (Scientific name: Salvia officinalis) is a semi-hardy dwarf herb and medicinal salvia of the genus Salvia, native to the Mediterranean. Although the term "sage" refers to this species, there are many species, including variants and similar varieties, such as Salvia officinalis, Salvia sclarea, Salvia greggii, and Salvia elegans. These are used for food, ornamental purposes, potpourri, dried flowers, etc.
Ornamental salvias such as Salvia splendens (scarlet sage) are also in the genus Salvia, but they are different species of salvia and are also called sage.

Common name: Sage, scientific name: Salvia officinalis, also known as medicinal salvia, Salvia officinalis, Plant height: 50-70 cm, Leaf shape: oblong, Flowering season: May-July.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Lamiaceae
  • Genus
    Salvia
  • Species
    S. officinalis
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typecold-resistant evergreen small shrub or perennial herb
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 70.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.5 cm

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