drought devils

Salvia elegans (Pineapple Sage)



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Salvia elegans

Common Name: Pineapple Sage

An herbaceous perennial that forms a shrubby, multi-branching bush. Light green leaves are deeply veined, heart-shaped, and smell sweet like pineapple. Upright stems carry tubular flowers in bright red. Blooms in late summer and fall. Attracts hummingbirds, other pollinators and beneficial insects. Native to Mexico. The edible flowers and leaves of Salvia elegans are known for their culinary and medicinal uses.

USDA Zone: Zones 8 - 11

Sunset Zone: Zones 5 - 24

Mature Height: 2 - 4 feet

Mature Width: 2 - 4 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun, Filtered Sun, Partial Sun

Water Needs: Moderate