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Anise-Scented Sage


anise scented sage

Common Name: Anise-Scented Sage

Botanical Name: Salvia guaranitica

Plant Type: Perennial

Plant Size: 4-6 feet

Typical Bloom Time: July to November

Anise-scented Sage is native to much of South America. This plant grows best in full to partial-sun in well-drained soil. The bloom colors range from pale blue, purples, and even black. Anise-scented Sage attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. This bloom can also be found in the Conservatory Garden.


Park Locations

Conservatory Garden

East side from 104th to 106th Street


Reservoir East

East side from 85th to 96th Street