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PEROVSKIA atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire'

Commonly known as Russian sage

Dainty grey foliage, tall blue flowering spikes
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  • Deciduous - lance-shaped, coarsely-toothed, lobed leaves 5-6cm (2-2½in) long.
  • Blue
  • Height - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread - 1m (39in)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - clump-forming perennial
  • 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)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - Salvia 'Blue Spire'. For best impact plant in small groups. Wildlife plant - insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - garden origin.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - tall panicles to 30cm (12in) long
  • Tubular
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage - - aromatic when crushed. Scents of sage and lavender.
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil - - they will also survive in coastal, chalky and dry positions
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
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Perovskia - Growing Guide
1.2m (4ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 
Agapanthus ‘Navy Blue’, Stipa gigantea, Perouskia ‘Blue Spire’
Agapanthus ‘Navy Blue’, Stipa gigantea, Perouskia ‘Blue Spire’ and Phlox ‘Border Gem’
Agapanthus ‘Peter Pan’, Perouskia and Kniphofia ‘Tawny King’
Agastache ‘Blackadder’, Perouskia ‘Blue Spire’, Lavandula, Veronicastrum and Phlomis russeliana
Agastache ‘Blue Fortune’, Phlomis russeliana, Perouskia ‘Blue Spire’ and Veronicastrum
Agastache ‘Red Fortune’, Perovskia ‘Blue Spire’, Salvia and Phlomis russeliana
Ballota pseudodictamnus, Nepeta ‘Six Hills Giant’ and Perouskia ‘Blue Spire’
CORYLUS and PEROVSKIA atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire'
CROCOSMIA 'Honey Angels' and PEROVSKIA atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire'
ECHINOPS bannaticus and PEROVSKIA atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire'
ERYNGIUM and PEROVSKIA atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire'
ERYNGIUM giganteum 'Miss Willmott's Ghost', GAURA lindheimeri 'The Bride' and PEROVSKIA atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire'
Lavandula angustifolia, Salvia, Agastache ‘Red Fortune’, Perouskia ‘Blue Spire’ and Phlomis russeliana
LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Freak!' and PEROVSKIA atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire'
LOBELIA cardinalis 'Queen Victoria' and PEROVSKIA atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire'
Perovskia ‘Blue Spire’, Helenium ‘Moerheim Beauty’ and Salix exigua
PEROVSKIA and PHILADELPHUS 'Manteau d'Hermine'
PEROVSKIA atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire'
PEROVSKIA atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire' and RUDBECKIA fulgida 'Goldsturm'
PEROVSKIA atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire' and SALIX exigua
PEROVSKIA atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire' and STIPA gigantea
Salvia, Agastache ‘Red Fortune’, Perovskia ‘Blue Spire’ and Ballota pseudodictamnus
AGAPANTHUS 'Navy Blue'

AGAPANTHUS 'Navy Blue'

African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower
Available from £14.00

AGAPANTHUS 'Peter Pan'

AGAPANTHUS 'Peter Pan'

African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower
Available from £14.00

AGASTACHE 'Blackadder'

AGASTACHE 'Blackadder'

Available from £12.50

AGASTACHE foeniculum 'Blue Fortune'

AGASTACHE foeniculum 'Blue Fortune'

Anise hyssop
Available from £12.50

AGASTACHE mexicana 'Red Fortune'

AGASTACHE mexicana 'Red Fortune'

Available from £12.50

BALLOTA pseudodictamnus

BALLOTA pseudodictamnus

False dittany, Shrubby horehound
Available from £12.50

CROCOSMIA 'Honey Angels'

CROCOSMIA 'Honey Angels'

Montbretia
Available from £12.50

CYNARA scolymus

CYNARA scolymus

Globe artichoke
Available from £12.50

ECHINOPS bannaticus

ECHINOPS bannaticus

Globe thistle
Available from £12.50

ERYNGIUM

ERYNGIUM

Eryngo, Sea holly

ERYNGIUM giganteum 'Miss Willmott's Ghost'

ERYNGIUM giganteum 'Miss Willmott's Ghost'

Giant sea holly
Available from £5.00

GAURA lindheimeri 'The Bride'

GAURA lindheimeri 'The Bride'

Available from £12.50

HELENIUM 'Moerheim Beauty'

HELENIUM 'Moerheim Beauty'

Sneeze weed, Helen's flower
Available from £12.50

KNIPHOFIA 'Tawny King'

KNIPHOFIA 'Tawny King'

Available from £13.00

LAVANDULA

LAVANDULA

Lavender

LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Freak!'

LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Freak!'

Available from £12.50

LOBELIA cardinalis 'Queen Victoria'

LOBELIA cardinalis 'Queen Victoria'

Cardinal flower, Scarlet lobelia
Available from £12.50

NEPETA 'Six Hills Giant'

NEPETA 'Six Hills Giant'

Catmint, Catnip
Available from £11.50

PEROVSKIA

PEROVSKIA

Russian sage

PHILADELPHUS 'Manteau d'Hermine'

PHILADELPHUS 'Manteau d'Hermine'

Mock orange, Syringa
Available from £15.00

PHLOMIS russeliana

PHLOMIS russeliana

Turkish sage
Available from £12.50

PHLOX paniculata 'Border Gem'

PHLOX paniculata 'Border Gem'

Border phlox
Available from £12.50

RUDBECKIA fulgida 'Goldsturm'

RUDBECKIA fulgida 'Goldsturm'

Coneflower
Available from £12.50

SALIX exigua

SALIX exigua

Coyote willow
Available from £12.50

SALVIA

SALVIA

Sage

STIPA gigantea

STIPA gigantea

Golden oats, Giant feather grass
Available from £13.50

VERONICA

VERONICA

Speedwell

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