Salvia officinalis ‘Aurea’. Perennial. Sun. Height 18” – 24”.
Striking variegated gold and green leaves with a slight fuzzy texture that grows into compact mounds. A somewhat short life perennial, it should be replaced every second year.
In the Garden
Add a great accent of color contrast to your garden with this compact shrubby herb. This sage is perfect for smaller garden where space is limited. Humus rich and well drained soil provides fuzzy aromatic leaves. Great splash of of color next to mail boxes and fountains, it prefers shallow, well drained soil. Dry climate is preferred.
A sage that can be used in cooking, but with less flavor intensity. Primarily an ornamental sage that is outstanding in the garden and flower beds for its color and shape. All sages are deer resistant.