Colorful walkways make home entries attractive. But fragrant walkways make them memorable at the deepest level. Almost all Salvias have scented leaves and many are enchanting. They contain essential oils that can range from light scents to heavy aromas.Scent awakes memories and enlivens our environment. So scent gardens are powerful for stimulating people who have failing memory or vision problems. The warm scent of sages can remind you of holiday gatherings, long forgotten outdoor hikes and favorite perfumes. The sages we list here have notable, pleasant smells.