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Perovskia atriplicifolia LACEY BLUE
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Perovskia atriplicifolia LACEY BLUE
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Perovskia atriplicifolia LACEY BLUE


Dwarf Russian Sage

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.406.060


(='Lisslitt') Russian Sage is a perennial with an exceptionally long season of interest. This compact British introduction forms a bushy mound of fragrant grey-green leaves, bearing copious spikes of lavender-blue flowers from mid-summer on. Great for smaller gardens and terrific in mixed containers. Prune back to 6 inches in the spring. Drought tolerant, once established. Developed at Liss Forest Nursery in the UK. USPP#20845: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF.

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Perovskia atriplicifolia LACEY BLUE


Optimal Growing
Conditions
Appearance and
Characteristics
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Dry
Care Level
  Easy
Flower Colour
  Deep Blue
  Purple
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Fragrant
  Massed
Height
   45-50 cm
   18-20 inches
Spread
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   None
Growth Rate
   Medium