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Week 10 – March 04, 2024

Plant Information

Perovskia Bluesette

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Fleuroselect Novelty

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Perovskia atriplicifolia

Common Name: Russian Sage

Hardiness Zone: 4a - 9a

Hardiness Degree: -30°F (-34.4°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Rabbit Resistant, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Fragrant Flowers, Scented Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 16 - 24" (41 - 61cm)

Height: 14 - 22" (36 - 56cm)

Width: 14 - 24" (36 - 61cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Great landscape plant with a controlled habit. The attractive silver green leaves look stunning in a patio container. Superb garden plant; exceptionally long blooming and very hardy. Attracts bees and hummingbirds.

Grower Information:

Strong performer in gardens and landscapes
This novelty variety has a controlled habit, early flowering and early finishing, making growing Perovskia for the consumer and landscape market easy.

Plug crop time: 5 to 8 weeks
Transplant to finish: 10 to 14 weeks

  • The first and only compact, branching and early Perovskia from seed.
  • Works well at the front of the landscape, as well as in a single premium patio container or mixed combo.
  • A true alternative to vegetative varieties.
  • This facultative long-day plant will flower earlier in long days, as well as in higher light intensity and temperatures.
  • Features a long flowering period, with ornamental foliage, a pleasing fragrance and attracts bees and butterflies.
  • Novelty type brings added value and appeal to a variety of garden spaces.
Height: First year, 14 to 22 in. (36 to 56 cm); second year and on, 18 to 26 in. (46 to 66 cm)
Spread: First year, 14 to 24 in. (36 to 61 cm); second year and on, 24 to 30 in. (61 to 75 cm)