Low Maintenance Garden Favorite Russian Sage
- Long-Blooming Flowers
- Decorative, Aromatic Foliage
- Easy to Grow
- Heat and Drought Tolerant
If you like lavender, then you're going to love Russian Sage. This ornamental perennial is often mistaken for lavender, and while closely related, is a different type of plant altogether. Plant this gorgeous specimen in a perennial bed, let it grace the border of a garden walkway, or put it to use around a patio to give your outdoor entertaining space a bold burst of beautiful lavender color.
Growers of Russian Sage know that the beauty to behold is not the whole story with this perennial. It's also a treat for the senses with its aromatic fragrance derived from its membership in the mint family. Those who grow Russian Sage also remark on its hardy nature and ease of maintenance.
The strong, upright stems of Russian sage are dotted with silver grey leaves and tiny clusters of lavender blossoms. From a distance, the view of the Russian Sage takes on the appearance of a hazy bluish fog that shifts with every movement of the breeze each summer and creates this same striking visual well into the fall.
Russian Sage is a perennial you can plant and forget, counting on its outstanding performance year-after-year, no matter the challenges or conditions. A simple pruning after the emergence of new spring growth, cutting back the old stems to reveal the lower set of leaves helps it maintain its vitality and beauty. A durable, vigorous grower, Russian Sage plants scoff at heat, drought, and pests while still maintaining a fresh appearance.
Russian Sage is an exceptional perennial that's a must-have for every landscape. A hardy, carefree plant for your yard, Russian Sage will provide years of long-blooming color and aromatic beauty. Order yours today!
Buying Options for Plants
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
- Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
- Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
Nature Hills Container Size by Volume
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|3.5" Container||Equal to||.67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Equal to||.87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Botanical Name||Perovskia atriplicifolia|
|Mature Height||2 - 4 feet|
|Mature Spread||3 feet|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Flower Color||Lavender Blue|