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Perovskia 'Lacey Blue' - Russian Sage (dwarf)

Perennials

Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Lacey Blue'

Russian Sage

The shortest to date with the largest flowers, Perovskia 'Lacey Blue' Russian Sage forms compact mounds of fragrant grey-green foliage. Upright silver stems bear masses of large lavender-blue flowers. A profuse bloomer that maintains nice form. Exceptional long bloom time from mid-summer into fall. Cut back plants to 8-12" each spring to maintain good vigor.


Prefers full sun situation and ordinary, but very well drained soil. Great cut flower for dry or fresh arrangements. Drought tolerant.

Height:

12-18 in

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Hardiness Zone:

4 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Lacey Blue'

Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Winter
Summer
Height
16-24 Inches
Attributes
Great Foliage
Container
Specimen
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Drought Tolerant
Fragrant
Border or Bed
Great Companion Plants for Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Lacey Blue'
Yarrow Yarrow (Achillea taygetea 'Moonshine')
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Black-eyed Susan Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivanti 'Goldsturm')
Coneflower Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea 'Green Jewel')
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