Pineapple sage (Salvia elegans) 'Golden Delicious', a native to Mexico and Guatemala, is a tender perennial that is winter hardy to USDA Zones 8-10 where it is best grown in humusy, even moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. As the common name suggests, pineapple sage is noted for the pineapple aroma and flavor of its foliage when crushed. Flowers may be used as a garnish, or may be added to fruit cocktails or salads. Leaves may be added to salads or to hot/iced teas. Dried leaves may be added to potpourris.