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Week 5 – January 31, 2023

Plant Information

Perovskia atriplicifolia Blue Jean Baby

  • Perovskia atriplicifolia Blue Jean Baby - Bloom
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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: Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

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

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 40" (102cm)

Height: 28 - 34" (71 - 86cm)

Width: 36" (91cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: An easy care and low maintenance perennial that thrives in the heat of summer when other perennials have begun to fade. Lavender blue flowers appear for many weeks on a vigorous, bushy habit. Purple calyxes last into fall.

Grower Information:

A shorter, manageable Russian Sage that is still vigorous in the landscape and production. Lavender-blue flowers held in smoky purple calyxes bloom for a long period starting in mid-Summer, with the color from the calyxes extending appeal into Fall.

'Blue Jean Baby'

Protection Information: PP29,281

(Flowering Only License)