Perovskia atriplicifolia - Russian Sage


Perovskia atriplicifolia is an herbaceous perennial that is a wonderful companion in the perennial garden. It features tall, willowy and fragrant lavender leaves and lavender-blue flowers. Don't let looks fool you, this is a tough plant that handles heat and drought.

Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Lamiaceae
Native Range: Himalayas, western China
Zone: 5 to 9
Height: 3.00 to 5.00 feet
Spread: 2.00 to 4.00 feet
Bloom Time: July to October
Bloom Description: Lavender / blue
Sun: Full sun
Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: Low
Flower: Showy
Leaf: Fragrant
Tolerate: Rabbit, Deer, Drought, Clay Soil, Dry Soil, Air Pollution