|Zone:||9 - 10|
General: A short, bushy but upright plant that is long blooming. Small, bright red flowers. It is the earliest and longest flowering of the Salvia elegans varieties. Has a pleasant, sweet melon-pineapple scent. It can be used as a culinary herb or an accent in a flower bed.
Culinary Uses: This herb can be used in making teas, potpourri, cream cheese, jams, and jellies.
Ornamental Uses: Scarlet-red flowers with bright yellow-green leaves with a pale green, white veined underside that is covered in fine hairs. It is a valuable source of nectar for hummingbirds.
|Uses*:||Culinary, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Ornamental|