Melon-Scented Pineapple Sage

Salvia elegans 'Honey Melon'

This is a short-statured sprawling pineapple sage that is long blooming. It is the earliest and longest flowering of all the varieties of Salvia elegans and has a distinctive melon scent on top of the usual pineapple-y fragrance of this species. Yummy edible flowers and leaves are great in fruit salads or tea!

Water: Moderate

Hardiness: Can be damaged in deep frost

Habit: 2’ tall by 2’ wide

Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil: Average

Origin: Cultivar of Salvia elegans

Additional Characteristics: Edible Flower

Melon-Scented Pineapple Sage