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

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 3 to 4 feet
Plant Spread: 2 to 3 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Fragrant
Other: Silvery, Gray-green
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Blue
Other: Lavender-blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Pollution
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2010 Great Plant Picks selection.

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