Pineapple Sage

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Pineapple Sage

Salvia elegans
Salvia elegans
Pineapple Sage; Pineapple Salvia
Mexico and Guatemala
3

4 feet
2

3 feet
  • Part Sun/Shade
  • Medium
  • Flowering
  • Birds

About This Plant

Shade or partial shade; protect from summer sun. An herbaceous tropical sage with a delicate pineapple scent and red blooms. It’s a little more delicate than some of the native salvias, but in the right setting it can endure for years.

Maintenance

Protect from freezing temperatures (or take fall cuttings.) Pineapple sage is tropical and prefers consistent moisture during the warm season.

Features

Plant Type:
Perennial
Size:
3-4' H, 2-3' W
Sunlight Requirements:
Part Sun/Shade
Soil Types:
Clay, Sandy, Well drained
Wildlife:
Birds, Butterflies, Pollinators
Flower Color:
Red
Bloom Time:
Freeze Hardy:
Yes
Invasive:
No
Caution:
None
Coupon Eligible:

This plant goes well with

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