Herb Salvia Sage 'Golden'

Herb Salvia Sage


Photo courtesy of Ball Horticultural

  • Golden sage has chartreuse leaves edged in gold
  • Produces purple flowers in the spring
  • Has same aromatic and flavor as traditional sage
  • Its cream-colored leaves are decorated with an almost lime green patch in the center
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Summer
Summer
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Pollinators



Interesting Notes about Herb Salvia Sage:

Golden sage is related to the mint family. A cultivar of the standard variety, Salvia officinalis



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Tends to get woody and leggy, so pruning is essential.

Avoid pruning out the woody material unless it is dead, as this can result in die back 



Height: 24-30 in
Spread: 18-24 in
Spacing: 24-26 in
Price Level 1: $4.49 ea.~4 ½” pot
Bloom Color: Purple
Zone: 5-8
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Heat Tolerant
  • Border or Bed
  • Container

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Variegated

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Fall
  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Pollinators

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water