Autumn sage 'Strawberries and Cream' Salvia greggii '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
About this plant
autumn sage 'Strawberries and Cream'
No pruning required, or pruning group 9 (late-flowering evergreen shrubs) in spring
SoilChalk, Loam, Sand
- Suitable locations
Drought Resistant Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders Low Maintenance Coastal City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden
Propagate by basal or softwood cuttings in spring or early summer, or by semi-ripe cuttings in late summer or autumn with bottom heat
Generally pest-free but may be affected by capsid bug, leafhoppers, slugs and snails, and rosemary beetle
Generally disease-free but may be affected by powdery mildews, verticillium wilt, and foot and root rots