Russian sage is a perennial plant which is scientifically known as Perovskia atriplicifolia. The sub-shrub is a member of the Lamiaceae (mint) family and successfully identified within the U.S. Department of Agriculture zones be increased from five through nine. The softly scented deciduous plant is known for its attractive lavender flowers.
Russian sages has showy and graceful flowers that are a mixture of lavender and blue in color. The flowers have a tubular shape and appear from July to autumn. Russian sages usually reaches heights from 24 to 36 inches, with a width of about 3 meters. The foliage gives off a subtle and pleasant scent, and it is gray-silver and lobed. The stems are square and upright.
Russian sages originating in Asia, especially in Pakistan, Afghanistan, western China and the Himalayas. The semi-woody plant is particularly common in rocky, gravelly and rugged landscapes.
Russian sage grows best in full sun in soil, sand or normal, with neutral, acidic or alkaline pH values. Dry soil is ideal for growing successful Russian ways, although the average humidity is also acceptable. The system copes with salinity and drought. Although Russian sage thrives in full sun, partial shade, it can also survive, although it eventually require staking. The plant can be propagated by division. Regular watering is essential. Russian Sage is relatively low maintenance and easy to grow.
Because of the pleasant and elegant appearance, Russian Sage, it is often used as a landscape plant in a variety of settings. The plants are some common mixed borders, in flower beds, cut flowers, containers and to protect privacy (screening of neighbors and passers-by), as well.
Russian ways usually not with any serious disease or pest issues linked. A problem that is sometimes associated with Russian ways, but is falling over and hanging what. Tend to draw than in the summer months in the length