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Pineapple Sage Salvia elegans

Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
18" 20"
Height
12" - 18"
Spread
16" - 20"
  • Details

    Features

    Brilliant red flowers in summer over fruity scented foliage

    Heat Tolerant
    Drought Tolerant
    Attracts: 
    Birds
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds
    Resists: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Annual
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    12 - 18 Inches
    Spacing: 
    16 - 20 Inches
    Spread: 
    16 - 20 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Red
    Flower Shade: 
    Red
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Dark Green
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Fall
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Fall
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Fall
    Hardiness Zones: 
    8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 

    This tender perennial will add beauty to your garden

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Golden foliaged plants may sunburn in very high light. In areas with strong sun this plant may benefit from afternoon shade.

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    Browse reviews from people who have grown this plant.
    • Bought 3, 1 died, 2 grew like weeds. But neither of them produced any flowers. Followed the tag instuctions and I have a "very green thumb"....what happened??? Can I make them last for next year???

      Chris Davies
      , Pennsylvania
      , United States
      , 10 years ago
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