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Week 22 – May 27, 2024

Plant Information

Perovskia atriplicifolia

  • Perovskia atriplicifolia  - Bloom
  • Perovskia atriplicifolia  - Landscape
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Perovskia atriplicifolia

Common Name: Russian Sage

Hardiness Zone: 4a - 9b

Hardiness Degree: -30°F (-34.4°C)

Blooming Season: Summer, Autumn, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Winter Interest (regional), Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Fragrant Flowers, Scented Foliage, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Height: 36 - 60" (91 - 152cm)

Width: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Few plants can compare or compete with the unusual stem coloring, light blue flowers, open airy flower heads, and noninvasive nature that this plant has to offer.

Grower Information:

Spikes of light blue flowers over aromatic, gray-green foliage. Standard variety Perovskia.