Sage is a gorgeous, perennial herb that has a fresh recognizable smell and taste. With silvery green leaves, sage can grow large making it a great border plant or addition to a herb garden. It is extremely cold hardy, and successful at returning for season to come. It can also be grown in containers. Plant in full sun, in rich, well draining soil. It will not tolerate soggy soil conditions. Use dried or fresh in a variety of teas, sauces, or main dishes. Sage is also drought tolerant and deer resistant.