- Flower nameRussian sage
- Scientific nameSalvia yangii
- Aliasペロフスキア, サマーラベンダース
- Place of originsouthwest and central Asia
- Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement, Potted flower, Ornamental plants
- Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September, October
What is Russian sage
Russian sage (scientific name: Salvia yangii) is a perennial herb with a woody base, native to southwest and central Asia, belonging to the genus Salvia in the family Lamiaceae. Its former scientific name was Perovskia atriplicifolia. In its native habitat, it grows wild in grasslands and hills. The upright stems are square in cross section. The stems and leaves are grayish green and aromatic when crushed. From summer to autumn, it produces many lip-shaped flowers on spreading inflorescences. The sepals of the flowers are purple and covered with white or purple hairs. The flowers are blue to purplish blue with four depressions on the upper lip. The flowers are used in folk medicine, dyes and salads. The flowers are used in folk medicine, dyes, and salads, and are hardy enough to be used in gardens and landscaping. It is also used as a houseplant because of its beautiful leaves.
Common name: Russian sage, scientific name:Salvia yangii, Synonyms: Perovskia atriplicifolia, also known as Salvia yangii, Perovskia, Summer lavender, Place of origin: Southwest to Central Asia, Herb height: 50 to 100 cm, Leaf shape: oblong-ovate, leaf length: 3 to 5 cm, life form: perennial, woody at base, Leaf shape: oblong-ovate; leaf length: 3 - 5 cm; leaf width: 0.8 - 2 cm; leaf margin: serrate, Inflorescence: opposite, flowering season: June to October, sepals: purple, petals: 1 cm, fruit: 1 cm, Petal length: 1 cm; Fruit color: dark brown; Fruit shape: elliptic, Uses: Garden, landscaping, garden, salad, folk medicine.