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Russian Sage 'Blue Spire'

Perovskia 'Blue Spire'

Also known as

Russian sage

Russian sage by RO IV by Rationalobserver (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1m

1m

Min

50cm

3 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Russian Sage 'Blue Spire' Overview

Perovskia 'Blue Spire' is a small, deciduous subshrub cultivar that reaches a maximum height of around 1.5m and a maximum width of around 1m. It has white stems and aromatic, deeply-divided foliage, leaves are grey-green in colour. Flowers are small and violet-blue, these are produced in large branched inflorescences, which overall give a feathery effect. This cultivar has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit. It has a bushy habit and is hardy to -15 degrees Celsius, plant in a position of full sun, in well-draining soil for optimal growth.

How to propagate Russian Sage 'Blue Spire'

Cuttings

Softwood cuttings are best taken in late spring. semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Seed

Special features of Russian Sage 'Blue Spire'

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Russian Sage 'Blue Spire'

Grown for their aromatic, foliage and blue flowers which attract bees.