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Blue Jeans Baby Russian Sage

Bees and Butterflies Will Thank You
There's a lot of things going for Russian Sage the savvy gardener can benefit from. We like its sage-like, herbal perfume, but deer aren't big on the scent. It tends to ward them off from munching too closely. It also gives pollinators nourishment all the way into fall, when there's not a lot of other nectar-heavy plants in bloom. With most Russian Sage, stems can split and fall, making the whole display topple over, but this variety doesn't even have that problem! These shorter stems grow fast to fill in a border, and have no problem standing straight. Try it in cut and dried bouquets, too, the pretty blue blooms add a lot to the arrangement. PP29281
  • Zone 4-9
  • Height 28 - 34 inches
  • Bloom Time Midsummer into fall.
  • Light Requirements Full Sun

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Price $12.99
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  • Botanical Name:

    Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Blue Jean Baby', PP#29081

  • Height: 28 - 34 inches
  • Ship As: NO. 1 BAREROOT
  • Spacing: 24 - 36 inches
  • Spread: 24 - 36 inches
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Color: blue, purple
  • Foliage Type: Lacy, silvery green leaves on silvery stems.
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer into fall.
  • Flower Form: Small, tubular, 2-lipped flowers on terminal panicles.
  • Planting Instructions: Dig a hole large enough to fit the roots without having to bend them. Set the crown at the soil level. Firm soil around the roots with fingers and water thoroughly.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, average soil. Does not like to be wet. This is particuarly important in the winter. Very well drained soils in winter are necessary.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate.
  • Pruning: Prune back in spring, but no closer than 6" above the ground. In spring, as the new growth is starting to emerge.
  • Winter Care: Mulch in colder zones, after the ground freezes, in areas where plants may heave from the ground due to alternate freezing and thawing temperatures. Remove the mulch in early spring, before the new growth emerges.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR

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