Plant Care Anise-Scented Sage

Anise-Scented Sage

Also known as

anise-scented sage, hummingbird sage and Salvia coerulea


Salvia guaranitica

How to care for Anise-Scented Sage


How often to water your Anise-Scented Sage

Water needs for Anise-Scented Sage
0.5 cups
every 9

Anise-Scented Sage needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Anise-Scented Sage

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Anise-Scented Sage in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Anise-Scented Sage: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Anise-Scented Sage love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Anise-Scented Sage does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Anise-Scented Sage in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Anise-Scented Sage

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Anise-Scented Sage: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Anise-Scented Sage after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Anise-Scented Sage is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
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Native Region
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Anise-Scented Sage

Anise-Scented Sage

Anise-Scented Sage

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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