Pineapple Sage (Salvia elegans)


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Pineapple sage 'Golden Delicious', a native to Mexico and Guatemala, is a tender perennial that is best grown in humusy, even moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. As the common name suggests, pineapple sage is noted for the pineapple aroma and flavor of its foliage when crushed. Flowers may be used as a garnish, or may be added to fruit cocktails or salads. Leaves may be added to salads or to hot/iced teas. Dried leaves may be added to potpourris. Hardy to USDA zone 8-10.

Pineapple sage