Sage Common name for the two genera Salvia and Audibertia; but most popularly for the hardy sub-shrub Salvia officinalis , which is extensively grown for seasoning dressings used with rich meats, and for flavoring sausages and cheese.
A quiet combination of ‘Berggarten’ sage (Salvia officinalis) with lavender cotton (Santolina chamaecyparissus), common thyme. Evergreen herbs are also perennial but requires regular pruning. Few evergreen herbs are rosemary, sage and thyme.
Deep purples of Sedum telephium 'Matrona' and Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens' with airy grasses above, Molinia 'Transparent' and Stipa gigantea. Broughton Buildings, Broughton, nr Stockbridge, Hants, UK
Colourful clumps of Hakonechloa macra 'Alboaurea', Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens', Verbena rigida, Helenium 'Moerheim Beauty' and Perovskia 'Blue Spire' below airy grasses including Stipa gigantea, Miscanthus 'Morning Light' and Molinia 'Transparent' Broughton Buildings, Broughton, nr Stockbridge, Hants, UK