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Perovskia atriplicfolia/Russian Sage

Perovskia atriplicfolia / Perovskia atriplicfolia
Has may flowering stems and their weight may cause them to fall to ground level
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Has may flowering stems and their weight may cause them to fall to ground level

Lavender-blue flower present in summer and into fall

Inflorescence made up of hundreds of flowers

Several inflorescences that could be used for cut flowers

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Scientific Name: Perovskia atriplicfolia
Common Name: Russian Sage
Plant Type:
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Blue, Lavender
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This drought tolerant plant should be cut back to ground level before new growth statrs in spring. Has gray-green foliage that finely dissected and emits a mint like odor when crushed.