DIY Network

Plants for a Small Urban Garden

Check out these plants perfect for a small garden and the planting information for each zone.

More in Outdoors

Berggarten Sage in Bloom(14 of 15)

Salvia officinalis 'Berggarten'

  • Perennial woody evergreen herb with hairy green leaves and lilac blue flowers

  • Very short-lived, often grown as a perennial

  • Plant in full sun

  • Plant in average, but sharply drained soil; does not tolerate winter moisture

  • Divide every few years in early spring

  • Height: 12-18 inches

  • Width: 18-24 inches

Hardy in USDA zones 5-8:

  • Zone 5: Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; mulch for protection; plant in full sun; water when dry.

  • Zone 6: Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; mulch for protection; plant in full sun; water when dry.

  • Zone 7: Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; plant in full sun; water when dry.

  • Zone 8: Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; plant in full sun; water when dry.

Next Photo: Rosemary

Advertisement