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Perovskia atriplicifolia ‘Little Spire’

Perovskia

Russian Sage

Hailing from southern Asia, east through Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran to China, Perovskia’s common name alludes to Vasily Perovsky, a Russian general who canvassed the region in the 1850s. This cold-hardy genus is singular for its myriad long-blooming flowers that galvanize hummingbirds, butterflies and bees plus its valiant character that braves deer, rabbits, cold weather as well as dry locales.

<i>Perovskia atriplicifolia</i> ‘Little Spire’

Hats off to Dutch plant breeder Herbert Oudshoorn for this trim smaller-sized Perovskia, which rarely grows more than 2 ft. tall. Upstanding slim white stems plus small finely dissected pewter-green leaves weave a compact luminous habit beneath whorls of 2-lipped, smoky lavender-blue flowers on large laden spires. Aromatic and accommodating, ‘Little Spire’ can be lodged in the rockery, along pathways or in tight spots with Salvia ‘Blue Marvel’ or Stachys ‘Densiflorus’.

Blooms July–mid-October

Size: 2' 0" – 2-1/2' high x 2' 0" – 3' 0" wide.

Hardy to zone 4.

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