What are some uses for Russian Sage?

Answer Answer Culinary sage is named Salvia officinalis, and Russian sage is technically not a sage but named Perovskia atriplicifolia - named after a Russian diplomat (B. A. Perovski) by Russian botanis... Read More »

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What is russian sage?

Russian sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia), named the Perennial Plant of the Year for 1995, provides striking silvery blue color to the late summer garden, according to the Wisconsin Master Gardener P... Read More »

What is the scientific name for Russian sage?

The scientific name for Russian sage is Perovskia atriplicifolia. Russian sage is native to parts of Asia and is what the Missouri Botanical Gardens website describes as an "aromatic" member of the... Read More »

How do I grow Russian sage?

Choose the SpotChoose a sunny location with well-drained soil. Russian sage will be happier in a dryer spot than in heavy clay that holds the water. Give the plant lots of room so it can spread. Yo... Read More »

How do i divide russian sage?

When to DivideDivide Russian sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia) only when needed. Although Russian sage doesn't like to be disturbed, it may need to be divided every few years when the center of the p... Read More »