The Main Plant entry for Russian Sages (Perovskia)

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Leaves: Deciduous
Fragrant
Flowers: Fragrant

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Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Apr 28, 2013 11:24 PM

Taken from wikipedia's page at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P...

"Perovskia is a genus of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae. Members of the genus are native to southwestern and central Asia. It comprises nine species, including the garden plant Russian Sage (P. atriplicifolia).

The genus is named after the Russian general V. A. Perovski (1794-1857).[2]"

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