Russian sage

noun

Definition of Russian sage

: an upright Asian subshrub (Perovskia atriplicifolia) of the mint family that is grown as an ornamental for its long narrow panicles of violet-blue flowers and grayish-green stems and leaves

First Known Use of russian sage

1940


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