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Sage, Tangerine (Salvia elegans)



Ideal Pot Plant

Tender Perennial
Height: 3 feet
Aspect: Full Sun or partial shade
Soil Type: Well drained
Uses: Decorative, Aromatic and Culinary
Care: Cut back spent flower stems on a regular basis
Usually available: All year but usually April to September
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Hardiness: LEVEL 5 - see 'Description' tab below

Sage, Tangerine (Salvia elegans)

Sage, Tangerine – Salvia elegans

Sage, Tangerine – Salvia elegans is a bushy tender perennial. The foliage has a particularly strong and delicious aroma of tangerines. Attractive spires of red flowers in summer which are also popular with bees and pollinators.

An interesting flavour to add to a number of dishes, fruit drinks, teas or even cocktails.

Advisable to grow in a large pot and treat as a house or conservatory plant during the winter.


14 in stock

Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

This plant is LEVEL 5 – Not hardy – Requires a frost-free environment over winter months

These levels are determined by Norfolk Herbs and are to be used simply as a guide. Our levels go from 1 (fully hardy) to 6 (requires a heated environment over winter).

Additional information

Weight.5 kg

2 – 3 Foot

Life Cycle

Tender Perennial


Yellow, Orange, Red

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly



Not Medicinal

Planting Position

Full Sun, Semi-Shade

Herbs for Tea


Ideal for Tubs & Containers

Yes but large container

Culinary Herbs

Desserts, Drinks, Garnish, Pork



Herb Group




Width / Spread



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