Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Salvia elegans, Pineapple Sage

Common Name: Pineapple Sage

Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Salvia

Species: elegans

Characteristics of Plant
syn. Salvia rutilans

height 3-4'

aromatic leaves have strong scent of pineapple

In a very mild winter, this plant has overwintered outdoors - without protection - in our Maryland zone 7 garden - but it doesn't happen often.

Life Cycle
Perennial

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 8
Zone 9
Zone 10

Sun Exposure
Full Sun

Plant Form
Upright

Blooms
Yes

Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Flower Color
Red

Reproduces By
Stem Fragments
Seed

Attractive to Wildlife
Hummingbirds

Image
(Image by poisondartfrog)
"This is the 6th year for this plant in this location. It grows incrementally larger."
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