Russian Sage

Perovskia atriplicifolia

$15.00 + GST

A bushy, woody-based perennial covered in finely dissected, fragrant grey-green foliage. Panicles of small, lavender-blue blooms on thin white stems blooming long term for weeks. Looks stunning in dry landscapes and is excellent for xeriscaping. Perennial Plant of the Year 1995.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun to Part Shade
HEIGHT 4 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 3 ft FLOWER Summer, Blue
ZONE 3 FRUIT Edible Foliage, No Fruit
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Latin Name: Perovskia atriplicifolia
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Foliage:

Upright clumps of fragrant lacy leaves

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts butterflies

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant, or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Native:

Native

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in summer; Aromatic

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires average dry conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Prune in spring

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Small lavender flowers have a sweet flavor. Is used as a cooling treatment in fevers

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

Additional information

Pot Size

#1 Pot