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Perovskia ‘Hybrida’

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to October
  • Height0.8m to 1.1m
  • Spread0.6m to 0.8m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourPurple blue
  • Leaf ColourGrey green purple blue

Description

Perovskia ‘Hybrida’. In late summer to mid autumn, tall panicles of dark purple-blue, two-lipped flowers appear with ovate, grey-green toothed leaves.

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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