Russian Sage is an upright evergreen shrub grown for its aromatic narrow, soft, grey green foliage.
Large spikes of lavender-blue flowers in late summer and autumn.
POSITION & USES
Prefers a sunny position in well drained soil. Ideal for low water use perennial beds and borders and for adding a stunning splash of blue in the garden. The flowers are also suitable for drying. May die back in heavy frosts.
Give it a light prune after last frost.
Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed over spring and summer will keep it looking its best.
- Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
- Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
- Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.
CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.
|Plants Needed per Square Metre||2|
|Habit||A hardy, aromatic perennial shrub with a compact growth.|
|Position||Full Sun, Light Frost.|