Blue Russian Sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia Lacey Blue) is a true dwarf cultivar discovered in an English garden and just recently introduced to the US. Its smaller size makes it very useful when space is an issue and a smaller version of Russian Sage is required. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).

Common Name

 Blue Russian Sage

Botanical Name

Perovskia atriplicifolia Lisslitt PP#20,845

Zones

4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Light Requirements

Full Sun

Flower Color

Blue, Silver

Mature Height

18-24" tall

Mature Spread

24-36" wide

Bloom Time

Mid summer to fall

Ships As

Potted Plant

Soil Type

Sandy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil

Soil Moisture

Drought Resistant / Waterwise

Amount Of Rain

10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)

Advantages

Easy To Grow, Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Good For Cut Flowers, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Good Rockgarden Or Alpine Plant

Ideal Region

Anywhere In The US, Northeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Hot Desert, Pacific Northwest

Planting Time

Spring / Summer, Fall

 

Russian Sage

$8.90Price