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Perovskia atriplicifolia Blue Jean Baby

Russian Sage

  • »  An easy care and low maintenance perennial
  • »  Thrives in the heat of summer
  • »  Long-blooming lavender blue flowers
  • »  Purple calyxes last into fall

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Darwin Perennial

Lavender blue spires are held on purple calyxes and contrast beautifully against the silvery blue aromatic leaves. Thrives in the heat of summer, and can tolerate drought once well established. Deer and rabbits are not fans of this plant. Almost Ready!

Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Humming-birds
Attracts Pollinators
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Burgundy
Habit
Upright
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Winter Interest
Soil Moisture
Light Water
Additional Information about Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Blue Jean Baby'

56 A shorter, manageable Russian Sage that is still vigorous in the landscape and production. Lavender blue flowers held in smoky purple calyxes bloom for a long period starting in midsummer, with the color from the calyxes extending appeal into fall.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Blue Jean Baby'

This cultivar of Russian Sage is distinguished by its narrower, more upright vase-shaped habit and relatively short stature. Aromatic, grey-green foliage on silvery stems is topped with lavender blue flowers for many months. Little fertilization required.
Bloom Time: Late Summer