“Sage Plants For Gardens: Learn About Different Types of Sage” is a learner-friendly article, focusing on one herb just about everyone seems to know — sage. While there are many types of sage and it’d be easy to be overwhelmed with all that information, this article dives deep into some key differences without throwing too much information out for the average person!
- Some types of sage plants have medicinal properties as well, or are grown purely for ornamental purposes.
- A purple garden sage whose leaves, as the name suggests, are purple when young. Purple sage doesn’t bloom often like some of the other garden sages.
- Grape scented sage doesn’t smell like grapes, but rather more like freesia. It can get quite tall (8 feet by 6 feet). It is a late blooming plant that attracts hummingbirds.
“Although hardy, garden sage usually becomes too woody after a few years to produce many aromatic leaves, so it needs to be replaced every 3-4 years”