Blue Jean Baby Russian Sage

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

Pronunciation: per-OFF-skee-a at-ry-pliss-ih-FOH-lee-uh
SKU #42962
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description 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.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established water during dry spells.
Blooms Midsummer to fall
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form
Problems/Solutions Deer Resistant, Erosion Control, Rabbit Resistant, Drought Tolerant
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
CARE
Care 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.

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