Russian Sage - Perovskia atriplicifolia

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Upright woody shrub with deeply lobed silvery gray fragrant foliage and tall stems of misty blue flowers. Blooms appear from summer to fall. Great for the border, in Mass Planting or in Container. Drought tolerant. Good cutflower. Attracts butterflies.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Silver
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Long Bloom Time
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Modern
Xeriscape
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
48-60"
Spread: 
24-36"
Flower Colors: 
Blue
Purple
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Fall
Special Features: 
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Round
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 4
Average: 2.9 (7 votes)

Prefers moist, well drained soil. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer before new growth begins. Cut back plants in fall to promote vigorous spring growth. Divide every few years to maintain plant vigor. 

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