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Blue Jean Baby Russian Sage

Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Blue Jean Baby' PP #29,281

SKU
42962
A shorter, compact variety that is full and vigorous in the landscape, with upright stems that resist flopping. One of the earliest to bloom, with midsummer lavender-blue flowers and smoky purple calyxes that hold well into fall. Finely textured aromatic foliage is a complementary soft gray-green. Great in mass plantings or as a single accent. Deciduous.
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Botanical Pronunciationper-OFF-skee-a at-ry-pliss-ih-FOH-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeMidsummer to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorViolet-blue
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Hillside
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established water during dry spells.
Companion PlantsAster (Aster); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Milkweed (Asclepias); Coneflower (Echinacea); Bee Balm (Monarda)

Thrives in average to lean, fast-draining soil. Avoid wet, poorly drained soils. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. In early spring, fertilize and prune to within several inches above the ground to promote dense growth and heavy bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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