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Pineapple Sage
Salvia elegans

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Pineapple Sage Salvia elegans
Pineapple Sage Salvia elegans
Common Names:Pineapple Sage

Botanical Name: Salvia elegans

Plant type: Perennial Herb

Zone: 8-11

Light: Sun to partial shade

Size: 4' tall, 3' wide

Water: Average

Soil: Best in rich garden soil but will grow in almost any soil

Propagation: Cuttings

Bloom: Red

Note: Leaves and blooms are edible.

Christmas Pound Cake: Add chopped red blooms and green leaves and a small can of crushed pineapple to poaund cake recipe (or pound cake mix) at Christmas for a delightful dessert. Cut into the cake for a delicious aroma and taste of pineapples ... with bright Christmas colors of red and green!