WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: TROPICAL SAGE; BLOOD SAGE (Salvia coccinea)
Despite its small stature, don’t be surprised if a hummingbird stops by for a sip. Self-seeds and can be aggressive.
Mixed reviews on whether it is Edible or not
Learn: http://fnps.org/plants/plant/salvia-coccinea (they say edible)
I’D GO WITH NOT.
Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: http://herb.umd.umich.edu/herb/search.pl?searchstring=Salvia