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Sage, Tricolor 'Tricolor'

Tricolor Sage/Salvia officinal (Tender Perennial)

This very decorative sage has variegated leaves of cream, purple and green. Even more attractive in bloom with blue flowers.
Ornamental qualities for in the garden and in the home. Use leaves in teas, eggs, meats, breads, soups and gravies. Use leaves fresh or dried. Preserve by air-drying.

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Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Variegated
Soil Moisture
Rich
Well-Drained
Attributes
Container
Container
Crafts
Culinary
Fragrant
Ground Cover
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Additional Information about Sage, Tricolor 'Tricolor'

To the ancients, sage was associated with immortality and credited with increasing mental capacity. The genus name derives from the Latin for "salvation."

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Sage, Tricolor 'Tricolor'

Soil should be slightly alkaline, with little moisture needed once established. Cut back woody stems by two-thirds in early spring to encourage new growth.