Russian Sage, Perovskia atriplicifolia, flowers close-up, selective focus, shallow DOF

By October 16, 2017Articles

Russian Sage, Perovskia atriplicifolia, flowers close-up, selective focus, shallow DOF

By Mary H. Dyer, Master Naturalist and Master Gardener Russian sage (Perovskia) is a woody, sun-loving perennial that looks spectacular in mass plantings or along a border. If you’re short on space or you need a little something to fancy up a deck or patio, you can definitely grow Russian sage in containers. Sound good? Read on to learn more about container-grown Russian sage. How to Grow Russian Sage in a Pot When it comes to growing Russian sage in containers, bigger is definitely better because a large pot provides ample space for the roots to develop. Russian sage is a tall plant, so use a pot with a sturdy base. Any pot is fine as long as it has at least one drainage hole in the bottom. A paper coffee filter or a piece of mesh screening will keep the potting mix from washing through the drainage hole. Use

Landscaping News

Author Landscaping News

More posts by Landscaping News

Leave a Reply