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, in the meaning defined above

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“Russian sage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Russian%20sage. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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