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botanical name:
Salvia officinalis 'Icterina'
Salvia officinalis 'Icterina' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Yellow sage
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.60m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour: blue
main season:
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Variegated form of the culinary sage with irregularly yellow margined leaves. Low growing.

cultivation:
Best in sharply drained, fairly poor soil in full sun and a warm position.

usage:
Good ground cover. Edible leaves.

other notes:
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