Sage – Pineapple
Salvia elegans

Zone: 7-9
Height: 36-48"

General: Upright, relaxed mound of serrated, light green, pineapple-scented leaves on stems topped with red blooms. It truly smells and tastes like pineapple. Try it in cold yeas and fruit salads.

Culinary Uses: Makes a very tasty cold or hot tea. It can be chopped into fruit and vegetable salads. The flowers are edible with a sweet taste. A spring of pineapple sage makes a great garnish for ice cream or cheesecake. It pairs well with tomato bases like salsa or pizzas.

Ornamental Uses: Bright leaves that are a delicate shade of green, it produces slender, trumpet shaped red flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. The scent is reminiscent of pineapple as the name would suggest.

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