Salvia fruticosa Mill.

Greek Sage

Evergreen shrub to 1 m tall. Leaves more or less ovate to oblong, often wavy-edged, sometimes dissected, white-hairy below, rough, stalked. Flower clusters in terminal whorls of 6-10 flowers. Corolla to about 2.5 cm long, white, pink or violet; spring to summer.

Canary Islands, Mediterranean

Also grown for its medicinal and culinary properties akin to those of S. officinalis; source of a herbal tea.

Source: Garnett, L.; Ellis, G.; Spencer, R.; Templeton, S. (2002). Salvia. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Lamiales
family       Lamiaceae
genus        Salvia L.