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Salvia officinalis aurea - Golden Variegated Sage
ENLARGE IMAGE Ornamental and edible sage!

Salvia officinalis aurea - Golden Variegated Sage

Variegated perennial sage!
Item: #SAGGV3P
ZONE 6,7,8,9
As low as $11.19
  • Sage for both ornamental and herb gardens
  • Colorful variegated leaves
  • Attracts butterflies and bees
  • My be used fresh or dried in cooking
  • Very low maintenance
  • Ship size: 3 ½" Pot
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Salvia officinalis aurea - Golden Variegated Sage Description

Many gardeners like their plants to pull double duty - to be beautiful and useful. Golden variegated sage is just that! Its handsome variegated foliage resembles a yellow and green watercolor and it looks incredible in mixed borders! Leaves are also edible, able to be used fresh or dried to enhance the flavor of many savory dishes, as well as cocktails and mocktails. Pollinators get in on the feast when its two-lipped purple flowers pop up in spring, blooms are fantastic for providing a spot to rest while bees drink the plentiful nectar.

Special features:  Deer resistant, low maintenance, fast-growing, foliage interest, heat tolerant, attracts butterflies, drought-tolerant, edible

Quick Facts

  • Botanical name:
    Salvia officinalis 'Aurea'
  • Common name:
    Golden variegated sage
  • Zone:
  • Sun exposure:
    Sun (6+ hrs/day)
  • Delivery:
    See Schedule
  • Ship form:
    3 1/2" Pot
  • Soil type:
  • Soil moisture:
    Average, Dry
  • Height x width:
    12-24" x 12-24"
  • Flower color:
  • Foliage color:
    Variegated green
  • Bloom season:
    Late spring
  • Uses:
    Alpine and rock, container gardening, edging, ground cover, rock garden, small spaces
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Soil: Prefers average soils with good drainage. Will not survive in heavy soils like clay, or soils with poor drainage.
Light: Prefers full sun, but will survive in part sun.
Water: Easily grown in average, medium to dry moisture soils.
Spacing: 1.5 to 2 feet apart
Fertilizing: Feed with general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
Winterizing: No specific care needed.
Maintenance & Pruning: Clean up old foliage in spring before new growth emerges.