Herb (S)

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Photo unavailable SAGE 'Berggarten Variegated' (Salvia officinalis 'Berggarten Variegated')

Perennial Shrub: Tolerant of drought, deer and gophers. Nice border and container plant. Culinary uses: fresh or dried to season meat, cheese and bean dishes. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Foliage is blue-green with white variegation and is larger then the species. Attractive as a garnish. Bloom color: violet. Size: 2' x 3'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable SAGE 'Berggarten' (Salvia officinalis 'Berggarten')
Garden, Green or Common Sage

Perennial Shrub: Tolerant of drought, deer and gophers. Nice border and container plant. Culinary uses: fresh or dried to season meat, cheese and bean dishes. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Has larger foliage than species. Attractive as a garnish. Bloom color: violet. Size: 2' x 3'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

SAGE 'Common' (Salvia officinalis), Garden, Green or Common Sage SAGE 'Common' (Salvia officinalis)
Garden, Green or Common Sage

Perennial Shrub: Tolerant of drought, deer and gophers. Nice border and container plant. Culinary uses: fresh or dried for flavoring meat, bean and cheese dishes. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Foliage: gray. Attractive as a garnish. Blooms: mostly violet, but can be white or pink. Height: 2-3'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

SAGE 'Dwarf' (Salvia officinalis 'Compacta'), Dwarf Garden, Green or Common Sage SAGE 'Dwarf' (Salvia officinalis 'Compacta')
Dwarf Garden, Green or Common Sage

Perennial Shrub: Tolerant of drought, deer and gophers. Nice border and container plant. Culinary uses: fresh or dried for flavoring meat, bean and cheese dishes. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Foliage: gray. Attractive as a garnish. Blooms: violet blue. Height: 8". Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable SAGE 'Golden Variegated' (Salvia officinalis 'Icterina')
Golden Variegated Sage

Perennial Shrub: Tolerant of drought, deer and gophers. Nice border and container plant. Culinary uses: fresh or dried for flavoring meat, bean and cheese dishes. Attracts butterflies and humminbirds. Foliage: green and gold variegated. Attractive as a garnish. Bloom color: violet blue. Height: 12". Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable SAGE 'Grower's Friend' (Salvia officinalis 'Grower's Friend')
Garden, Green or Common Sage

Perennial Shrub: Tolerant of drough, deer and gophers. Nice border and container plant. Culinary uses: fresh or dried for flavoring meat, bean and cheese dishes. Foliage: gray. Attractive as a garnish. This is a new non-blooming variety. Height: 32". Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable SAGE 'Pineapple' (Salvia elegans)
Pineapple Scented Sage

Perennial Herb: Tolerates drought, deer and gophers. Plant dies back in winter. Can use leaves as a seasoning and flavoring in teas, salads, etc. Foliage has a nice delicate pineapple scent. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Nice cut flower. Bloom color: bright red. Height: 3 feet+. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable SAGE 'Purple' (Salvia officinalis 'Purpurescens')
Purple Sage

Perennial Shrub: Tolerant of drought, deer and gophers. Nice border and container plant. Culinary uses: fresh or dried for flavoring meat, bean and cheese dishes. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Foliage: purple foliage. Attractive as a garnish. Bloom color: mainly violet. Size: 2' x 3'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable SAGE 'Tricolor' (Salvia officinalis 'Tricolor')
Tricolor Sage

Perennial Shrub: Tolerant of drought, deer and gophers. Nice border and container plant. Culinary uses: fresh or dried for flavoring meat, bean and cheese dishes. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Foliage: tricolored. Attractive as a garnish. Blooms: violet blue. Height: 1.5-2'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable SAGE elegans 'Honey Melon' (SALVIA elegans 'Honey Melon')
Dwarf Pineapple Scented Sage

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Plant dies back in winter. Can use leaves as a seasoning and flavoring in teas, salads, etc. Delicate pineapple scent. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom color: scarlet red. Growth: 1.5-2' (can grow as a ground cover). Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

SATUREJA douglasii 'Indian Mint', Yerba Buena SATUREJA douglasii 'Indian Mint'
Yerba Buena

Perennial Herb: Member of the mint family. This cultivar has a nice cascading, trailing, uniform habit. Dk grn dense, bushy folg w/a highly minty fragrance. Mat-forming. Attractive herb for a ground cover, in shady garden borders or for containers/hanging baskets. Use lvs to make a refreshing tea. Color: wht. Blooms: spring-fall. Ht: 2-4". Width: 5-6'. Does well in shade, can also take sun. Water: mod. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable SATUREJA douglasii (Yerba Buena)
Yerba Buena ("Good Herb")

Perennial Herb: Native to California. Member of the mint family, well known for it's medicinal properties. Mat-forming, it will take light foot traffic, giving off a lovely minty fragrance. It is an attractive herb for ground cover and in shady garden borders. It produces small tubular, white to lavender flowers during late spring to early fall. Does well in shade, can also take sun.

SATUREJA species 'Mendocino', Yerba Buena ("Good Herb") SATUREJA species 'Mendocino'
Yerba Buena ("Good Herb")

Perennial Herb: Native to Northern California. Found in the Mendocino Forest. Has a slightly different fragrance than the species. Member of the mint family, well known for it's medicinal properties. Mat-forming, will take light foot traffic, giving off a lovely minty fragrance. Great as a ground cover & in shady garden borders. Height: 2-6". Spread: 3'. Exposure: sun-shade. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: white. USDA Z5.

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