What is russian sage?

Answer 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 »

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What are some uses for Russian Sage?

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 »

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 »

Can you use russian sage as a herb?

Russian sage is not usable in the kitchen for cooking and is semi-related but not part of the Salvia family, which is the herb used in cooking. Russian sage, Perovskia atriplicifolia, is a flowerin... Read More »

How do i care for russian sage?

Plant Russian sage in a sunny location with well-draining, sandy, clay soil with a pH range from acidic to slightly alkaline. This plant will not tolerate wet soggy conditions. Plant it at the same... Read More »