All three plants arrived safely and have performed beautifully.
Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Little Spire'
- Calculated at Checkout
- 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.
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.