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Salvia officinalis 'Garden Grey'

  • 'Garden Grey' Sage is an herb in the One Earth Edibles line.
  • Growing best in full sun, 'Garden Grey' Sage requires well-drained soil.
  • 'Garden Grey' Sage is both drought tolerant and deer resistant.

Also called 'Grower's Friend' and 'Hybrid #4', this is the most flavorful culinary sage. The perfect companion to all poultry dishes and the key ingredient for turkey and sausages. An attractive garden perennial, this silver-leafed beauty reaches up to 3 feet tall with large blue flower spikes. Prefers cooler temperatures.

Interesting Notes:

Salvias need good air ciculation and do not like high humidity. Grow as an annual in hot, humid areas.

Height: 12-36 Inches

Spread: 30 Inches

USDA Zone: 4-9

Color: Silver


  • Container
  • Culinary
  • Fragrant
  • Border or Bed
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Medicinal

Combo Usage:

  • Filler (main structural)

Critter Resistance:

  • Squirrel Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant


  • Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Silver

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer(Flowering)

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer(Foliage)

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2

Vigor Rating:

  • Plays with others