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Perovskia (Russian Sage) Little Spire


A profusion of delicate flowers appear throughout late summer on steely silver stem which, if left, give winter interest. The scent of sage is released when the plant is touched. Trouble free, good for cutting, attarctive to butterflies, and deer resistant.
No need for staking like its large cousin, very drought tolerant, preferring well drained soil in sun. Height & spread 60cm (24"). Fully hardy perennial. Supplied in 9cm pot.
Flower Colour
Blue, Lilac

Other
Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Ideal for Beginners, Suitable for Container

Hardiness
Hardy Perennial

Delivery
August onwards

Flowering Time
Summer

Aspect
Sun or Partial Shade

Spread
60cm (24")

Height
60cm (24")

Perovskia

Soil

Very well drained

Position

Full sun

Cutting

Yes

Flowering

July to August

Additional Information

Aromatic grey green foliage. Trouble free. Attractive to butterflies. Cut back hard, almost to the base in late spring as new growth is shooting. Propagate by soft wood cuttings in late spring. Hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 06 Oct 2017 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
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