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Salvia ‘Silver Sabre’

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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.

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
US Patent # PP24509
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time July, August
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green, White
Dormancy --
Exposure Full Sun
Growth Habit Shrubby
Growth Rate Fast
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
Persistence Deciduous
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.
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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