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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
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.

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

Good ground cover. Edible leaves.

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