Autumn sage 'Strawberries and Cream' Salvia greggii 'Strawberries and Cream'

autumn sage 'Strawberries and Cream'


'Strawberries and Cream' is a subshrub up to 75cm high with evergreen, aromatic, ovate, mid-green leaves, and flowers which are about 1.5cm across, the upper lips dark pink, the lower lips pale pink tinged with cream, from summer to autumn; the leaves may be used as a culinary herb

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      autumn sage 'Strawberries and Cream'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.5-1 metres

    • Spread

      0.5-1 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning required, or pruning group 9 (late-flowering evergreen shrubs) in spring

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Drought Resistant Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders Low Maintenance Coastal City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by basal or softwood cuttings in spring or early summer, or by semi-ripe cuttings in late summer or autumn with bottom heat

  • insectPests

    Generally pest-free but may be affected by capsid bug, leafhoppers, slugs and snails, and rosemary beetle

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease-free but may be affected by powdery mildews, verticillium wilt, and foot and root rots