Russian sage. Upright sub-shrub 4-5’ tall, 3’ wide. Gray-white stems are attractive in winter. Finely divided gray-green leaves produce a soft, delicate effect. Small lavender-blue flowers grow in large numbers on branched stems during summer. Plant in any dry soil with full sun. In coastal gardens, established plants require little supplemental water. Moderate moisture in warmer regions. Deer resistant. Hardy to 10F. Afghanistan, Pakistan.