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PEROVSKIA atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire'
Commonly known as Russian sage
Dainty grey foliage, tall blue flowering spikes
PEROVSKIA atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire' is also available as part of our 'The Blue Border' offer.
29 plants for £303.50 - saving you £43.50
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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.
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