Garden Sage, Salvia officinalis, is a must for every herb garden. The main culinary variety, Used with onion as a stuffing for poultry and for flavouring rich meats such as pork or duck. Makes a fine anti-bacterial mouthwash for a sore throat. Garden Sage is a native of Mediterranean region, it prefers limestone soils in an open, sunny postion. Flowers are bright bluish purple appearing in summer. Drought and and frost resistant. Garden Sage is an evergreen shrub, growing to 0.7m x 0.5m.