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 »

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 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 »

Is Russian sage edible?

While the leaves of the Russian sage are not edible, they are often used as garnish due to the fragrant properties of the blue-green foliage. The flowers, on the other hand, are edible and used in ... Read More »