Summerflowering shrubs, such as fuchsia, spiraea, perovskia
, lavatera, buddleja, and deciduous ceanothus (eg Gloire de Versailles) usually flower on new growth, so a good chop now will stimulate plenty of this.
NOW'S the time to prune buddleja, bush roses and perovskia
- all flower on the new season's growth.
Kazempour, The antimicrobial activity of essential oil from Perovskia
abrotanoides karel and its main components, Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 71, 343 (2009).
Others that do well include Perovskia
Lacey Blue, a Russian sage that's a new introduction and of compact form at 50cm it looks great with Achillea Pomegranite and Centranthus ruber.
This will encourage the shrub to produce vigorous shoots that will carry flowers in summer such as buddleia davidii, deciduous ceanothus, perovskia
, ceratostigma, cotinus, hardy fuchsia, lavatera and spiraea japonica.
Wait for new growth to show (buds swell and color) before pruning buddleia, Perovskia
(Russian Sage), sage and lavender.
Composition of the essential oil of Perovskia
ross also planted an acacia tree and two mature bay trees, salvaged from their original garden, became focal points, surrounded by perovskia
(russian sage) and lavender.
Atriplicifolia Lacey Blue is a compact variety (up to 18" in height) of Russian Sage and features large flowers and scented foliage in July and August.
A new acylated steroid glucoside from Perovskia
Three-year-olds African Art c Johannesburg - Perovskia
4- Shaped nicely in his Newmarket maiden at the backend.
The collection includes a planting diagram, maintenance guide and 17 plants--Miscanthus Silberfeder, Agastache x Ava, Perovskia
, Echinacea Magnus, Lavandula Hidcote Giant, Calamagrostis Overdam, Sedum Autumn Joy, and Oregano x Rotkugel.