Colourful sage 'Hexenmantel'

planting site / location:
planting distance:
25 x 25 cm
soil / fertilisation:
When bedding out use slow-release fertiliser and extra liquid fertilser when needed.
Water regularly but sparsely.
gardener's tip:
Rather a modest plant. To be yielded regularly. Winter protection is required in open air. Prefers a bright and cool location inside the house during overwintering.
The colourful sage can be planted very effectively together with sage varieties like purple or golden sage. Its healing power already had great importance in the Middle Ages. Used for teas and as gargle against sore throat.


german term: Colourful sage
botanical termn: Salvia officinalis Tricolor
plant height: 30-60 cm
life cycle: perennial
harvest season: perennial
flowering season: June to August
use: For teas and seasoning dishes. Highly decorative in mixed beds and on balconies.
colour palette: green