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Salvia ‘Silver Sabre’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our licensees. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

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!

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 7″ / 23″ / 8″
Exposure: Full SunBloom Time(s): July, August

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SKU: SALSILSAB Categories: ,
Common Name Variegated sage
Family Lamiaceae
Genus Salvia
species officinalis
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP24509
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Growth Habit Shrubby
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 7" / 23" / 8"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time July, August
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Summer
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color Purple
Leaf Color Green, White
Soil Well drained organic mix in containers.
pH 6.0 - 8.0
Exposure Full Sun
Special Uses Deer Resistant, Fragrant, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor, Winter Color
Nutritional Needs 100 - 150 ppm
Dormancy --
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Low to moderate.
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.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments More refined than the species, showy all year long. Typical Sage taste for cooking purposes. Produces lots of foliage of cooking.
Grower Notes Growing-on temps: 65° - 75° F during the day & 60° - 65° F at night. Vernalization does not impact flowering
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