|'Tricolor' has aromatic foliage with white and pink streaks. It is a not as hardy as other cultivars of S.officinalis, requiring mulch in the winter or in extreme cold climates it can be brought indoors. Salvia officinalis is the common garden sage widely known and used as a culinary herb in poultry stuffing, omellettes, soups and bean dishes. It is also used as a medicinal herb. It is a shrubby evergreen perennial with many branched stems and velvety gray-green leaves about 2" long. Flowers are generally violet spikes, with white and pink cultivars available. Height 24-32",spread up to 3'.
Thrives in full sun in well drained soil.