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botanical name:
Salvia officinalis 'Tricolor'
Salvia officinalis 'Tricolor' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Sage
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.45m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: white & green
flower colour: light blue
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
description:
Variegated form of the culinary sage with leaves irregularly margined creamy white and flushed pink when young. Lavender blue flowers in late spring. Low growing.

cultivation:
Best in sharply drained, fairly poor soil in full sun and a warm position. Not as strong growing and tolerant as other forms.

usage:
Good ground cover. Edible leaves.

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