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Perovskia Genus

Russian sage

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

Description

Perovskia genus (Russian sage). This is a genus of deciduous sub-shrubs, which are grown for their aromatic, grey-green foliage and blue flowers.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Fragrants

Origin

Eastern Asia

Interest and use

Grown for their aromatic, foliage and blue flowers which attract bees.

Cultivation

They are fully hardy and can be grown in any well-drained, dry soil in a sunny position. Cut plants back hard, almost to base, in spring as new growth starts.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds or softwood cuttings.

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