Fruit-Scented Sage

Salvia dorisiana

Pollinators adore, gophers and deer do not. Tall with fragrant fruity-scented leaves, used for making a bracing herbal tea and earning it the moniker of “tutti frutti” sage. It produces fragrant and bright bubblegum-pink flowers in the Winter, which are edible. Also shade tolerant!

Water: Moderate

Hardiness: Frost Hardy

Habit: Herbaceous perennial to 5' tall, though can be pruned to keep shorter

Light: Full Sun to Full Shade

Soil: Rich, well-draining, loamy soil

Origin: Honduras

Additional Characteristics: Edible Flower, Deer Resistant

Fruit-Scented Sage