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Perovskia atriplicifolia /Russian Sage

Perovskia atriplicifolia  / Perovskia atriplicifolia
Striking silvery-gray foliage
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Striking silvery-gray foliage


Partially deciduous Russian Sage

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Scientific Name: Perovskia atriplicifolia
Common Name: Russian Sage
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Blue
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Comments: Plant forms a bushy upright clump of lacy, fragrant, grayish leaves. Russian sage loves hot, sunny landscapes and are at home in the perennial border, in mass platings, as specimen, or in a contaier. Butterflies are attracted to it. Russian sage has drought tolerance and is deer resistant.