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Commonly known as Russian sage
Absorbed into the Salvia genus.
Late-season colour from lavender to purple in airy, insect-friendly clumps.
Genus of 7 species of deciduous subshrubs occurring in rocky sites from Central Asia to the Himalayas.
Deciduous - subshrub
Additional Features - Good to know - - grown for their finely-cut, strongly aromatic foliage and large sprays of small, blue flowers.
Pests & Diseases - none
Place of origin - central Asia to the Himalayas
Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Soil Conditions - Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil - - they will also survive in coastal, chalky and dry positions
Wildlife - Bee friendly -