Crazy Blue Russian Sage

Crazy Blue Russian Sage

Perovskia atriplicifolia "Crazy Blue'

$16.50 + GST

A bushy upright clump of lacy, fragrant grey-green foliage. Stalks of rich, purple-blue blooms appear in late spring and are long blooming, lasting till fall. Looks stunning in dry landscapes and is excellent for xeriscaping. Perennial Plant of the Year 1995.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 1.25 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 1.5 ft FLOWER Late Spring, Blue
ZONE 4 FRUIT Edible Foliage, No Fruit
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Latin Name: Perovskia atriplicifolia "Crazy Blue'
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Foliage:

Upright clumps of fragrant lacy leaves

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant, or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in late spring; Aromatic

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires average dry conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Prune in spring

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Small lavender flowers have a sweet flavor. Is used as a cooling treatment in fevers

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

Additional information

Pot Size

#1 Pot