Pineapple Sage (Salvia elegans) - Pick up only

Pineapple Sage (Salvia elegans) - Pick up only Pineapple Sage (Salvia elegans) - Pick up only
Pineapple Sage (Salvia elegans) - Pick up only

$8.50 / per unit

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Common Name: Pineapple Sage Scientific Name: Salvia elegans Pineapple sage is an herbaceous perennial with scarlet red flowers, growing 1.2 to 1.5 meters. The leaves remain scented all year and crushing them releases the best scent. Pineapple sage is a short-day plant, which means it requires a longer period of darkness and flowers as the days grow shorter, it starts flowering Autumn and continue through Winter. It is a great butterfly and bird attractant. The leaves have medicinal properties and are also edible. Also it's only real use in cooking is as a fresh edible flower. The flowers are reminiscent of Honeysuckle and make a colorful addition to salads, fruit cocktails or any garnish. They are particularly attractive with yellow or green bell pepper. They can be sugared and used to garnish cakes or cookie platters.

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