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Perovskia atriplicifolia Bluesette

Russian Sage

A compact, long flowering variety with lavender-blue flowers and attractive silver-green leaves which work well in patio containers. The fragrant flowers and scented foliage are magnets for bees and butterflies.

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  • »  Long blooming

  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:4-8
  • Height:35-55 cm
  • Spread:35-60 cm
  • Bloom Color: Lavender
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Early Fall
Late Spring
Soil Moisture
Average Water
Dry Soil
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Bluesette'

The ideal plant for hot, dry climates! Russian Sage is classified as a subshrub or woody perennial. It performs very well in full sun and any well-drained soil. Average to dry moisture levels are ideal, and few pests bother this plant. If pruning is necessary, do so in Spring when new growth appears. Prune back to just above the lowest bud.