Russian Sage

Perovskia atriplicifolia

  • Size: 3-4’ Tall and Wide
  • Growth Habit: upright, airy stems, shrub like
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Soil Requirements: Average, well drained, does not like overly wet soil
  • Appeal: Russian Sage is a fantastic perennial that has a nice airy, graceful habit of growth. The foliage is gray/green and slightly aromatic. It will form tall spike clusters of flowers that have a lavender/purple color. Russian Sage loves the sun and is drought tolerant, does not like to be over watered. Use Russian Sage in mass plantings to create a lavender colored border behind your perennial beds or use as single accent plants throughout your landscape.