|Salvia (Sage) SAL-vee-uh
Salvias are a large genus, up to 800 species of annuals, perennials and shrubs. Upright stems have spikes of tiny flowers that are tubular with two lips, the lower one usually spreading. Salvias prefer sun and well-drained soil. These are tough plants that perform well in bright locations. Drought tolerant once established. Great for containers and garden borders.
Pineapple: Height: 24-36”/Spread: 24-36” Summer-Fall
Named for the uncanny pineapple scent of its foliage, but it’s real use is in cooking as a fresh edible flower. The flowers are reminiscent of Honeysuckle and makes a colorful addition to salads, fruit cocktails, or as a garnish. Its profuse bright cardinal red tubular flowers bloom in late summer and fall, are just in time to refuel hummingbirds and butterflies for their fall migration.