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Salvia officinalis 'Tricolor' /Tricolor Sage

Salvia officinalis 'Tricolor'   / Salvia officinalis 'Tricolor'
Leaves are green, white and purple and may be edged in pink
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Leaves are green, white and purple and may be edged in pink

Plant is seldom over 1 1/2 feet tall and must protected where hard freezes occur

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Scientific Name: Salvia officinalis 'Tricolor'
Common Name: Tricolor Sage
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Blue, Lavender
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Herb
Comments: This herb has strongly aromatic leaves that are green, white, and purple edged in pink. Leaves are strongly aromatic and may be used fresh or dried in cooking although it is grown primarily for its tricolored foliage. Saage is most commonly used in cooking poultry.