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Flowers and Grasses

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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tricolor sage is perennial evergreen herb
Photo 11 of 12Perennial evergreen herb with tricolored leaves of gray-green, cream and pink with violet flowers in summer

Tricolor Sage (11 of 12)

Good heat tolerance
Plant in full sun
Plant in average, but sharply drained soil
Divide every few years in early spring
Height: 24-30 inches; Width: 24-30 inches
Hardy in USDA zones (6)7-8:
Zone 6: Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; mulch for protection; plant in full sun; water when dry; may be marginally hardy or deciduous in this zone.
Zone 7: Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; plant in full sun; water when dry.
Zone 8: Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; plant in full sun; water when dry.

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