Sage: This is an old standby for me. It's perennial in my zone so it returns every year. I'm partial to purple sage because it plays well with bright colors in a container. Also, the texture of the leaves adds interest to a mixed planting. It likes full sun. For cooking, it's a great addition to pork, turkey, and even cheese dishes. I always put a few leaves under the skin of my Thanksgiving turkey before I roast it. But be careful not to use too much as it can be overpowering.