Salvia (Salvia spp.)
Salvia is commonly referred to as sage. It has many small bright-colored flowers that bloom in the summer and fall. Butterflies and hummingbirds adore the nectar of these tiny flowers. Many species of Salvia can grow as perennials in the warmer climates, but in the north, they grow as annuals. Salvia is a true must-have for all butterfly gardens; you will be amazed at the popularity of these lovely flowers.