Salvia ‘Dwarf’ is a very compact cultivar of ordinary garden sage, great for small areas, rockeries and borders. It reaches only 10″ tall. Salvia officinalis is the common garden sage widely known and used as a culinary herb in poultry stuffing, omellettes, soups and bean dishes. It is also used as a medicinal herb. It is a shrubby evergreen perennial with many branched stems and velvety gray-green leaves about 2″ long. Flowers are generally violet spikes, with white and pink cultivars available. Height 24-32″,spread up to 3′. Thrives in full sun in well drained soil.