Russian Sage (Perovskia 'Filigran') in the Russian Sages Database

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Also sold as:
Filagran
Perovskia atriplicifolia

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 3 to 4 feet (.9-1.2 m)
Plant Spread: 30 to 36 inches (75-90 cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Fragrant
Other: Silver
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Blue
Other: Lavender-blue
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2010 Great Plant Picks selection.

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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Feb 10, 2014 8:15 AM

After 5 years with this beautiful Russian Sage, I am still happy with its color, its long blooming time, and its love of sun and heat. Virtually pest-free here.

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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Oct 16, 2011 6:01 PM

Hardy and fast-spreading, Russian Sage makes a beautiful display. It can be used to quickly fill an area or make a row run. Pest-free here in zone 7a

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