Sage is easily grown from seed or propagated by cuttings but there are specialist nurseries and national plant collections which can provide rarer occurring varieties of sage plants, and should you wish to try something out of the ordinary, you may also like to consider planting Phlomis such as the Jerusalem Sage in your Mediterranean style garden.
Culinary salvia known as sage in some countries is a mainstay of the western European kitchen and is often added to dishes to enliven their taste.
"Why should a man die, who has sage in his garden?"
Known across Eastern Europe and
Asia for centauries as a medicinal plant Sage was considered a treatment for snakebites. The Herb monger has useful information on sage use (amongst other herbs).