Perovskia atriplicifolia - Russian Sage
A wonderful companion in the perennial garden. Tall, willowy lavender leaves billow above other flowers offering height and texture. Don't let looks fool you, this is a tough plant that handles heat and drought.
Type: Perennial Hardiness range: 5A - 10A Height: 36" to 5' / 90cm to 1.60m Spread: 18" to 24" / 45cm to 60cm Growth rate: Average Exposure: Partial shade or partial sun to full sun Persistence: Deciduous, broadleaf Bloom color: Blue Bloom season: Mid Summer to Mid Fall Bloom attributes: Attracts butterflies, suitable for cut flowers Leaf color: Green, silvery Fruit color: n/a Water requirements: Dry to moist Soil pH requirements: Neutral, slightly alkaline Soil type: Sandy, loamy Form: Irregular or sprawling Landscape uses: Border, container, foundation, massing, seashore, specimen Attributes and features: Attractive foilage, fragrant foliage