Russian sage plants (Perovskia atriplicifolia) are treated as perennials but are woody sub-shrubs. Perovskia has silver leaves and tall flower spikes.
The habit of 'Denim 'n Lace' (shown) is perkier than those of other Russian sages, making it a nice fit behind shorter plants in a border. This sage grows up to 32 inches high and wide.
Russian sage article take aways: Water occasionally until established then…
Russian Sage is a vigorous, hardy, heat loving, drought tolerant blue-flowered perennial that makes a big show in the garden. A great companion plant to ornamental grasses(Perovskia atriplicifolia)
pruning russian sage: in my climate, basically wait until spring then trim plant to about 18 inches tall.
Russian sage, Verbena bonariensis, Mexican Feather grass, Miscanthus, purple and grey plant combination design by Giardino Segreto
Tall plants good for back of the flower bed - Russian sage, Perovskia atriplicifolia, feet tall, lavender or blue flowers and silvery foliage, aromatic leaves.
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