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Russian Sage

Russian Sage

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The soft, silvery green leaves and blue flowers of Russian Sage add a cool touch to your summer garden. Excellent for sunny borders. Spreads 2-5' in width.

Light: Full sun to partial shade
Height: 3-5'
Bloom Time: Summer
Size: Bareroot
Spread: 2 1/2 - 3'
Zones: 4 to 9
Deer tend to avoid.

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Gardening Details for Russian Sage

Botanical Name: Perovskia atriplicifolia
Common Name: Russian Sage
Form: Globose to upright bush with terminal flower panicles.
Sun Exposure: Partial Shade, Full Sun
Height/Habit: 36 - 60 inches
Spread: 2 - 5'
Spacing: 3 - 4'
Hardiness Zone: 4-9
Flowering Date: Midsummer to early fall.
Winter Care: In the north, mulch to protect, especially for the first season after planting.
Type of Fruit: Insignificant, dry capsules with tiny nutlets.
Shipping Season: Spring
Flower Color: purple
Flower Form: Small, two-lipped, like tiny snapdragons, in airy 9-12" long panicles on the stem ends.
Foliage Type: Gray-green leaves are opposite on the stems and narrowly ovate, 1-2" long, 1/3 - 3" margins with serrated edges.
Resistance: Suffers only from poor drainage or heavy soils, almost no insects or diseases.
Pruning: Cut back in early spring. Can prune back all the way to the lowest bud. Late winter, early spring.
Pruning Time: Late winter, early spring.
Soil Requirement: Very well drained, gritty loam; may fail in heavy soils.
Additional Information: Perennial Plant of the Year 1995.
Restricted States: AE AK GU HI PR
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