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Perovskia 'Little Spire' (Russian sage)

Perovskia 'Little Spire' PP11643

Russian sage

With the same silvery texture and excellent drought tolerance of the others, 'Little Spire' rarely exceeds two feet tall and falls over only when trampled by your dog. The work of Dutch breeder Herbert Oudshoorn is responsible for this excellent, compact, long-blooming, low-maintenance landscape plant. Patent administered by Future Plants.

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Height

2 Feet

Spread

2-3 Feet

Bloom Color

Purple

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

Russian sage Interesting Notes

Genus name honours V. A. Perovski (1794 - c.1857) a Russian general. - Missouri Botanical Garden

Perovskia 'Little Spire' Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers average to dry, well-drained, loamy soil in full sun. Quite drought tolerant. Easily propagated by cuttings. Extra water and fertilizer in summer will force new flowering stems. Cut back after first hard frost. Great as a perennial border, in mass plantings or a rock garden specimen.

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Butterflies
Butterflies
Full Sun
Full Sun
Summer
Summer
Dry
Dry
Average
Average
Fragrant
Fragrant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Cut Flower
Cut Flower

Additional Information

Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Summer
Soil Moisture Needs
Well-Drained
Propagation Type
Vegetative
Attributes
Dry Sun