Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire'
  • Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire'
  • Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire'

Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire'

£12.95

(Russian Sage) A charming small garden shrub, Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire' has silvery-blue, deeply cut leaves and eye-catching spires of soft-violet blue, tubular flowers in late summer.

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A charming small garden shrub, Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire' has silvery-blue, deeply cut leaves and eye-catching spires of soft-violet blue, tubular flowers in late summer. The leaves are pleasantly aromatic if rubbed.

This distinctive shrub grows well in groups, prefers a sunny, well drained position and is an excellent choice for late summer/autumn colour.


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Well drained soil. Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire' will tolerate dry, chalky soils and costal sites well.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. 
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire' grows to be a small branching shrub with upright flower spikes.
    • Height: up to 1.5 m (5 - 6 ft)
    • Spread: 1 m (3 ft)
  • Pruning: To encourage flowering and keep a good shape, prune Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire' to approx 15 - 25 cm above ground in late April. 

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Mature Size
Shrub - Small (less than 5 ft tall), Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
Special Features
Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), To grow in a pot, Leaf Colour - Blue/Silver

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