Sage (Salvia officinalis L.) - perennial, ornamental medicinal and culinary herb with unique flavour and fragrance. Grows as evergreen subshrub up to 61cm 24in) tall with oblong, green-green leaves with soft hair underneath. Contains savoury, slightly peppery flavour and unique aroma. Used to flavour wide variety of dishes and treat respiratory, digestive and other problems. Grows best in fertile, well drained soil and warm, bright location with full sun. Suitable for growing outside and inside on windowsills and balconies.