PEROVSKIA 'Little Spire'

Commonly known as compact Russian Sage

Silver-grey foliage and spikes of violet-blue flowers
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Ovate, dissected, silvery grey leaves to 5cm (2in) long
  • Blue
    Violet blue
  • Height
    50-75cm (20-30in)
  • Spread
    30-50cm (12-20in)
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
    Compact, upright, clump-forming subshrub
  • 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

PEROVSKIA 'Little Spire'

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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Salvia 'Little Spire'. Flower stems do not require support. For best impact plant in small groups. Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    Place of origin
    Garden origin
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Narrow spikes to 30cm (12in) or more
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Suitable for small gardens
  • 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 bruised
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Soil Conditions
    Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
    Tolerates coastal, chalky or dry positions
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Butterfly friendly
Perovskia - Growing Guide
50-75cm (20-30in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  30-50cm (12-20in)

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