Sages: Anise-scented Sage hybrid, “Amistad” in the Virtual Garden Tour at the Ohlone College Newark Center

Anise-scented Sage hybrid, “Amistad” (Salvia guaranitica)

  • Perennial with arrowhead-shaped leaves and purple flowers on black stems
  • Native to South America; found in Argentina and popularized in England
  • More sun-tolerant than other varieties of anise-scented sage; attracts hummingbirds
—Photo by Lenna Withrow.