Pineapple Sage (Salvia elegans)
- Amazing pineapple-scented leaves! Tubular scarlet-red flowers in late summer into fall.
- Plant in the garden or in containers. Deer resistant.
- Both the leaves and flowers are edible! When fresh, leaves and flowers can be used whole as a garnish or in salads or desserts; fresh or dry as a tea.
- Harvest foliage and flowers in early morning for best flavor.
Hardiness Zone: 8-11
Height: 2-5 feet
Plant in full sun and keep moist, in well-drained soil. Plants can be pinched when young to produce more branching for denser growth.