Tricolor is part of the Salvia genus and is a Sage variety. Its scientific name is Salvia officinalis 'Tricolor'. This variety typically blooms in the following colours: Bright lavender and Lavender magenta. The mature flowers are of a Single form. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as Viridian and Mint cream colour.
Grown more for it’s ornamental properties than it’s culinary use.1
This is a winner plant for your garden as it is attractive, edible and an organic ant control in your garden.Tricolor grows as a Perennial and is a Herb. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Tricolor is known for its Shrub habit and growing to a height of approximately 30.0 cm (11.7 inches).
Spain is believed to be where Tricolor originates from.
Tricolor Sage is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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By our calculations, you should look at sowing Tricolor about 84 days before your last frost date.
This plant is very effective in the control of ants. Ants do not like its aroma.