I might also try the hilling method because they are getting long & scraggily ( thus the pruning!). If you like this post, please share ....... Error type: "Forbidden". The plant is native to central Asian countries such as Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Tibet and grown as a landscaping plant in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones. To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low
The fuzzy flowers are whorled around silver-gray stems, forming an unusual and eye-catching scene. One of the main reasons people have trouble growing lavender is improper pruning. The lack
temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter. To look their best they need to be re-newed every 4-5 years. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. It was named by a Russian botanist after Vasily Alekseevich Perovski, the Russian count and general who governed Russian province Orenburg, and for the sage-like aroma released when the leaves are crushed. This compact selection forms a bushy upright clump of fragrant, metallic, silver leaves bearing copious spikes of lavender-blue flowers from mid-summer on. Knowing about Lavender and Russian Sage life span is important as life cycles vary and are affected by environmental and genetic factors. Once you understand they are NOT perennials, they become easy to grow. They have a woody base that is similar to a tree – think single woody trunk reaching the ground, where roots develop. I’ll discuss propagation methods below. Blooming for weeks from mid-summer to fall, this delicate-looking plant is a toughy that is resistant to drought, heat, pests and poor soils. Find mixtures for your region, or for special uses such as dry areas, partial shade, attracting animals, low growing, and more. Step by step instructions on how to plant your wildflower seeds. Unsubscribe at any time. Photo by: Peter Turner Photography / Shutterstock Help the birds, bees, butterflies & hummingbirds by planting wildflowers. If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will
He then hilled and waited for roots to grow. If you have any questions, please call us at (877) 309-7333. In spring, you will have no idea how much of the stems have been damaged, and new buds will only form on undamaged stems. Buds also tend to develop more easily on younger wood. Attempts at division usually result in death of all sections of the plant. Because of this, the top part is susceptible to frost damage. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Lacy Blue Russian Sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia Lacey Blue) is a true dwarf cultivar discovered in an English garden and just recently introduced to the US. Learn about varieties which help to replenish nutrients to your soil. Learn about varieties which help to replenish nutrients to your soil, the top is almost always killed some. The hilling method because they are not perennials, subhrubs have a single stem and system... 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