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PEROVSKIA atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire'



Commonly known as: Russian sage.


Dainty grey foliage, tall blue flowering spikes

individually £9.50 each, 3+ £8.00 each

Mature Size

1.2m (4ft) Medium Shrub Watering Can
  1m (3ft)
 

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  • Good to know - for best impact plant in small groups. Wildlife plant - insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of Origin - garden origin.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Height - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread - 1m (3ft)
  • Deciduous - lance-shaped, coarsely-toothed, lobed leaves 5-6cm (2-2½in) long.
  • Medium Shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - clump-forming perennial. Produces flowers in narrow spikes to 30cm (12in) or more.
  • Full Sun
  • Scented foliage - aromatic when crushed. Scents of sage and lavender.
  • well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil - they will also survive in coastal, chalky and dry positions
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