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Produces vibrant red flowers late in the summer, a perennial shrub native to Mexico, where it is extremely popular with the hummingbird. Eat the flowers and leaves which have a wonderful pineapple scent, in fruit salads or drinks. You can also place leaves in the bottom of a cake tin to infuse your cake with a delicate flavour.

Type: Tender Perennial

Height: 1m 

Spread: 80cm

Soil type: Well drained 

Aspect: Full sun 

Flower colour: Scarlett red 

Flowering time: Summer into autumn 

Salvia elegans 'Pineapple'

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