|Common Name||Variegated sage|
|US Patent #||PP24509|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||July, August|
|Foliage Color||Green, White|
|Hardiness Zone||5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|How Different?||Compared to S. o. 'Tricolor', 'Silver Sabre' has leaves with broader, more even white margins. It also has better branching and a lower flatter habit.|
|Landscape Value||Mixed beds and borders, container plant or in a herb garden.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Summer|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||7" / 23" / 8"|
|Soil (Garden)||Well drained organic mix in containers.|
|Water (Garden)||Low to moderate.|
|Special Uses||Deer Resistant, Fragrant, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor, Winter Color|
|Comments||More refined than the species, showy all year long. Typical Sage taste for cooking purposes. Produces lots of foliage of cooking.|
Salvia ‘Silver Sabre’
A brilliantly variegated edible Sage! Our 'Silver Saber' has a cleaner variegation and a better habit than the old variegated type. Luscious pink tones in cooler weather. These low mounds are at home on the patio, vegetable garden, or in mixed borders. Easy to grow with good drainage. A culinary coup!
*** PLEASE NOTE ***
This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 7″ / 23″ / 8″
Exposure: Full SunBloom Time(s): July, August
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|EC||1.5 – 2.5|
|pH||6.0 – 8.0|
|Fertility Needs||100 – 150 ppm|
|Notes||Growing-on temps: 65° – 75° F during the day & 60° – 65° F at night. Vernalization does not impact flowering|
|Finish Time to 4″||4 – 6 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||6 – 12 weeks|
|Day Length for Flowering||Day Neutral|
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