Common Sage

Salvia officinalis 'Berggarten' Lamiaceae

Growth habit

Dwarf Shrub



Biocultural value

Similar to common sage, it can be used to season roasted meats, poultry, sausage and stuffings. It also pairs well with winter squash, bean dishes and rich cream sauces. The leaves can be used similar to common garden sage as a seasoning for poultry, pork, bean and vegetable dishes, especially winter squash.


Robison Herb Garden

Source of plant

Andre Viette Farm & Nursery, Carroll Gardens Inc.


Gray foliage is exceptionally attractive; plants reach 20" in height; blooming period June-July.

USDA Hardiness Zone


Special characteristics

foliage characteristics, food