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Perovskia atriplicifolia

Russian Sage

Spikes of blue flowers bloom throughout the summer above silvery, aromatic foliage. The white stems of Perovskia atriplicifolia look attractive in the winter landscape. Perovskia atriplicifolia needs well-drained soil. 1995 Perennial Plant of the Year.


  • Category:Perennials
  • Hardiness Zone:4-9
  • Height:36-48 Inches
  • Spread:24-36 Inches

Flower Color
Blue
Foliage Color
Silver
Best Usage
Border or Bed
Mass Planting
Specimen
Soil Moisture Preference
Good Drainage
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Exposure
Sun
Growth Rate
Medium
Additional Information about Perovskia atriplicifolia

Spikes of blue flowers bloom throughout the summer above silvery, aromatic foliage. The white stems of Perovskia atriplicifolia look attractive in the winter landscape. Cut back to within 12" of the ground in early spring. Perovskia atriplicifolia needs well-drained soil. 1995 Perennial Plant of the Year.