How to grow Russian sage

Russian sage grow and care – herbaceous subshrub of the genus Perovskia also known as Perovskia atriplicifolia, Russian sage perennial deciduous or in warmer semi evergreen plant also used as ornamental fragrant attract pollinator plant, can grow in temperate or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-10.

Leaves fragrant color green lanceolate with lobed margins

Russian sage flower

Flower edible color blue or purple, flowers grow in inflorescence and attract pollinators.

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How to grow Russian sage growing and care:

Cool summer, well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Sensitive to warm moist summer

Planting season:
Winter, spring, summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Just for design and harvest

Size of the plant?
0.3-1 m, 1-3 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Blue or purple, flowers grows in inflorescence and attracts pollinators.

Pollination is done by:

Uses of Russian sage flower:
Flavors, eaten raw, salad

Scientific name:

Perovskia atriplicifolia

How to grow Russian sage

Perovskia atriplicifolia

Growing Russian sage plant

Russian sage plant care

Russian sage


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Summer flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible flowers
Culinary uses
  • Eaten raw
  • Salad
Flower colors
  • Blue flower
  • Purple flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
Plant Uses
  • Attract pollinators
  • Edible plants
  • Fragrance
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9