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Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Superba' (Russian sage)

Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Superba'

Russian sage

Tall, loose spikes of flowers create a lavender-blue aura from summer into fall. Its light texture and soft color is an excellent complement to other bright summer blooms such as Echinacea or Rudbeckia.

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Height

3-4 Feet

Spread

2-3 Inches

Bloom Color

Lavender

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

Russian sage Interesting Notes

Genus name honours V. A. Perovski (1794 - c.1857) a Russian general. Specific epithet means with leaves resembling salt-bush. - Missouri Botanical Garden

Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Superba' Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grow in full sun and average to dry soil with good drainage. Water well on planting and regularly until established. Drought tolerant. Cut back almost to the ground in early spring before new growth begins.

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