Be prepared for clouds of exquisite, eye catching, scarlet-red flowers! “Pineapple sage” blooms late in the Summer thru Fall providing a nectar oasis for hummingbirds! Humans can enjoy the sight & a sweet ripe pineapple scent (& taste!) from the crisp, yellow-green leaves. Native to Central Mexico & the Sierra Madre del Sur, this perennial grows rapidly to a 4-5’ tall & 2-3’ wide shrub. Cut back when leaves start to emerge in Spring for prettiest habit. Performs best protected from the wind & planted in well drained, rich soil.
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