Salvia disermas has an upright growth form, although some forms have a sprawling habit. Multiple square stems arise from a woody rootstock. The entire plant is covered in soft hairs. The leaves have a rough texture and are dull greyish green. Flower stems are produced from terminal buds and occur on short spikes with flowers clustered at intervals. The flower is typical of sage with a two-lipped corolla. The flowers are small and white, pink or blue. It has a very long flowering season.
Occurring in a variety of colours and growth forms, the petite, pretty flowers of Salvia disermas will add charm to any garden in need of a hardy, flowering herbaceous perennial. Interplant with other Grassland species. Cut back in winter.