Plant Library

Russian Sage Atriplicifolia

Common Name: Russian Sage

Botanical Name: Perovskia

Variety: Atriplicifolia

Blossom Color: Blue

Bloom Time: Jul-Sep

Zone: 4 to 9

Exposure: Sun

Mature Height: 3-5'

Mature Width: 24-36"

Notes: (per-OFF-ski-uh) Semi-woody stems, coarsely toothed gray-green leaves that are pungent when crushed, Airy spires of lavender-blue flowers July-Sept. 3-5 feet. Well-drained, sandy or loamy soil. Prune back to 6” late fall or early spring. Cut. Borders.