sage icterina

sage icterina / Salvia officinalis Icterina

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Buy sage icterina sage icterina / Salvia officinalis Icterina: Variegated yellow and green foliage

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: light, fertile, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast
  • Flowering period: May to July
  • Flower colour: lilac-blue
  • Other features: the leaves can be used fresh or dried to make stuffings, herb teas and herb butter
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Spikes of lilac-blue flowers in early to mid-summer and yellow and green variegated leaves. The attractive foliage of this award-winning variegated sage looks equally at home in a sunny border, a mini potager or terracotta pot. Collect the leaves before the plant has flowered for making stuffings, herb tea or sage butter.

  • Garden care: To encourage a plentiful supply of young red-purple foliage gather the leaves regularly and prune lightly in July after flowering
  • Goes well with: Origanum vulgare 'Aureum Crispum', Melissa officinalis, Thymus serphyllum, Foeniculum vulgare 'Purpurescens', Ocimum sativum, Petroselium crispum

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