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Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Little Spire'

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Will begin shipping Apr 4th 2022 . Ship by date varies based on your location, hardiness zone, and the maturity level of the plant. If you have a specific shipping time request, please add it in the comments for your order.

Common Name:
Russian Sage
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Garden Height:
18-24 Inches
Garden Spread:
18-24 Inches
  • Loads of blue flower clusters
  • Long bloom period
  • Tolerant of poor soils & harsh conditions

This plant has a great upright and short habit, which means that it does not have to be staked. The fragrant flowers are a beautiful lavender-blue against the grey-green leaves. It is deer resistant, drought tolerant once established in the landscape, and attracts hummingbirds. An attractive long-blooming plant that is great to have in the landscape. Perovskia atriplicifolia was named 1995 Perennial Plant Association Plant of the Year.

Uses: Borders, Containers, Cut Flower, Rock Gardens
Nature Attraction: Bees, Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance: Deer, Rabbit
Notable Features: Drought Tolerant, Fragrant

Homeowner Growing Tips: Grow in full sun in well-drained soils. Tolerates clay soil, dry, alkaline soils, poor fertility, and salt spray. Cut stems back close to the base in early spring.


Reviews (2)

  • Very pleased

    Posted by Unknown on Oct 18th 2020

    All three plants arrived safely and have performed beautifully.

  • Strong Upright

    Posted by Timothy Searl on Oct 15th 2019

    Arrived as a strong healthy plant, Planted in a new north facing bed in poorly draining clay soil. Looks healthy and hopefully will come back next year.