Sage, Broadleaf Culinary
One of the easiest and most reliable perennial herbs. Sage doesn't lose it's leaves in winter, and is at its best fresh rather than dried in cooking, so it is a welcome addition to landscaping near the house. It does extremely well in containers, where its showy purple flowers can be appreciated. It's pebbly, silver leaves make a great background for bright flowers. Sage has centuries of both culinary and medicinal use. It excels with pork, poultry, and cheese, as well as sweet vegetables like winter squash and carrots. It appears to help digest fats, and has been used for centuries as a tea to settle upset stomach. Hardy down to zone 4 with mulch and good drainage. 50 seeds.