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Perovskia ‘Blue Spire’

Russian sage

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Features

  • BloomsSeptember to November
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourBlue
  • Leaf ColourGrey green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Perovskia ‘Blue Spire’ (Russian sage). This is a genus of deciduous sub-shrubs, which are grown for their aromatic, grey-green foliage and blue flowers.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

Eastern Asia

Interest and use

Grown for their aromatic, foliage and blue flowers which attract bees.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are fully hardy and can be grown in any well-drained, dry soil in a sunny position. Cut plants back hard, almost to base, in spring as new growth starts.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds or softwood cuttings.

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