|At first glance, this pineapple sage looks completely brown and bare.|
Well, this doesn't look very pretty -- at first sight.
Our gardening zone is 6-7. Pineapple sage is reportedly perennial in zones 9-11, maybe zone 8 if you're lucky. So I do not have any high particular hopes of perennial sage gracing me with its presence next year.
And yet, if you look a little closer, there are a couple of beautiful scarlet blossoms still holding on long after their compatriots have given up the ghost.
|Up close, there are still a few fragile and beautiful blossoms defying the odds. I love perseverance in the garden.|
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