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Perovskia sp., Russian Sage
Perovskia atriplicifolia

Perovskia sp.

Russian Sage
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Southwestern and central Asia
Small plant 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterBlue, lavender, purple flowersOrnamental foliageFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Perovskia grows as a many stemmed clump with flower panicles at the ends of each stem. The foliage is finely cut gray-green leaves that are slightly scented.

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