Common Name: Russian Sage Perovskia Atriplicifolia

Height:36.0-48.0 Inches

Spread:20.0-30.0 Inches

Hardiness Zones:4,5,6,7,8,9

 

Flower Color:Purple-blue shades

Foliage Color:Green shades

Sunlight:Full Sun (> 6 hrs. Direct Sun)

Water Requirements:Low Water NeedsAverage Water Needs

 

Soil Quality:Poor Soil QualityAverage Soil QualityFertile Soil Quality

Soil Chemistry:Acidic Soil (pH < 7.0)Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0)Alkaline Soil (pH > 7.0)

Bloomtime:Late SummerEarly FallMid Fall

Attracts Wings:Attracts Hummingbirds

 

Critter Resistant:Deer Resistant

Seasonal Interest:Dried Seed Heads

Growth Rate:Medium

 

Garden Style:Eclectic

Other Features:Border PlantCut FlowerCut FoliageDried FlowerDrought TolerantEasy To GrowFragrant FlowersFragrant FoliageMass PlantingSalt Tolerant

Origin:Not Native to North America

 

1995 Perennial Plant Association Plant of the Year!
Airy spikes of lavender-blue flowers top strong stems with small, finely dissected, silvery-green leaves. Its loose, open habit makes this perennial an effective filler in the back of the border.