Salvia – Icterina – Golden Leaf Sage – Salvia officinalis

Garden Height
10 - 12
16 - 20
16 - 20
Container Role
Flower Size
Light Code
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun
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This golden-yellow variegated form of Sage keeps its shape and color beautifully in fall and winter. Superior growth and branching habits.

  • Award Winner
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Fragrant Foliage
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Fall Interest
  • Foliage Interest

Attracts: Hummingbirds

Resists: Deer

Maintenance Notes:

Easy Care

Uses Notes:

Adds a sunny aspect to any container or landscape bed

Maintenance Category: Easy

Water Category: Average

Bloom Time: Grown for Foliage

Hardiness Zones: 10b

Flower Form: Landscape

pH: B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method): 0.6

Fertilization: 150 - 200

Light Requirements: High

Water Requirements: Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature: 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature: 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature: 50 - 60° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information:

Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]:

4-5" and Quart Pot: 4-5
6" and Gallon Pot: 6-7
7-9" Pot: 7-8

Pinching and Growth Regulators:

Pinch at planting time and as needed to shape.

Pest and Disease Management:

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

Grower Tips:

Good air circulation and water drainage are important. Use a well drained soil mix.

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