Silver sage 'Culinaria'

planting site / location:
sunny to half shaded
planting distance:
20 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 silver sage 'Culinaria' has very large, appealing and silvery shining leaves. It is a perfect companion for decorative mixed beds. In the Italian cuisine the leaves are often fried. Has an antiperspirant effect and as tea it helps against a sore throat when gargled.


german term: Silver sage
botanical termn: Salvia officinalis
plant height: 30-60 cm
life cycle: perennial
harvest season: perennial
flowering season: June to August
use: Culinary herb for seasoning dishes.
colour palette: green