Sage, Lyre Leaf Details

Sage, Lyre Leaf

  • Also Known As: Lyre-Leaf Salvia
  • Botanical Name: Salvia lyrata
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Partial Shade, Full Shade
  • Water Demand: Low, Medium
  • Landscape Use: Deer Resistant, Lawn Substitute
  • Ornamental Value: Blue
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value: Bees, Butterflies (nectar source)
  • Season: Winter, Spring
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Plant Form: Spreading
  • Plant Spread: 1'
  • Plant Height: 1'


Foliage is variegated green and purple. Flowers are light blue and held above foliage. 'Purple Knockout' is a nice selection with dark purple foliage.

Perennial Care Guide

Sage, Lyre Leaf Photos