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SALVIA officinalis 'Albiflora'

Commonly known as Sage


 

  • Evergreen - oblong-ovate, grey-green woolly leaves to 8cm (3in) long
  • White
  • Height - to 80cm (32in)
  • Spread - 1m (39in)
  • Herb
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - sub-shrubby, erect perennial. Produces flowers to 1.5cm (¾in) long
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - white-flowered version of the popular culinary herb
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, snails
  • Place of origin - Mediterranean, northern Africa
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Racemes - - terminal or axillary racemes
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Patio / pot plants -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile. Humus-rich.
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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to 80cm (32in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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