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Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Little Spire'

Russian Sage

  • Category: Perennial
  • Patent:PP11,643
  • Hardiness Zone:4-9
  • Height:24-36 Inches
  • Spread:24-36 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Blue/Purple

Deeply cut, aromatic, silver foliage is very ornamental before bursting into bloom in late summer.
This variety is slightly more compact and has a more upright presence than the species.

Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Exposure
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Well-Drained
Attributes
Container
Crafts
Culinary
Cut Flower/Foliage
Fragrant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Bloom Time
July - September
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Little Spire'

Give Perovskia plenty of room! It is one of those perennials that is almost a woody plant, but can die back to the ground in the Midwest. Prune early in the season to encourage a more compact growth.