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Salvia elegans /Pineapple Salvia

Salvia elegans  / Salvia elegans
Bright red flowers with nectar attracts hummingbirds
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Bright red flowers with nectar attracts hummingbirds

Blooms for several months when weather is warm

Plants may overwinter in zone 8 and higher

April flowers on and overwintering plant

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Scientific Name: Salvia elegans
Common Name: Pineapple Salvia
Plant Type:
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Comments: This salvia is reported to attract hummingbirds. As with all salvias provide full sunlight and a well drained soil. Salvias seldom have insect and disease problems.