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Little Spire Russian Sage

Compact, upright habit

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  • Height/Habit: 36 inches
  • Zone: 5-9
  • Flowering Date: Midsummer into fall.
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Little Spire Russian Sage

Description
This drought-tolerant perennial flowers for a long period late in the season attracting pollinators. It's showy in garden borders as well as fresh and dried flower bouquets. Drought tolerant. Bareroot. Perovskia 'Little Spire' PP11643

Perennial • Z5-9 • H36"xW12-18" • Midsummer to Fall • Sun

Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure3
  • Botanical NamePerovskia 'Little Spire", PP#11,643
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread12 - 18 inches
  • Spacing12 - 18 inches
  • Hardiness Zone5-9
  • Flowering DateMidsummer into fall.
  • Planting InstructionsDig 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.
  • Winter CareMulch 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.
  • Flower Color:blue
  • Flower FormSmall, tubular, 2-lipped flowers on terminal panicles.
  • Foliage TypeLacy, silvery green leaves on silvery stems.
  • Soil RequirementWell-drained, average soil. Does not like to be wet.
  • PruningPrune back in spring, but no closer than 6" above the ground. In spring, as the new growth is starting to emerge.
  • Unique CharactersticsPerennial Resource: 'Little Spire' is prized for its compact, mid-sized, upright habit which prevents the leaning that is typical of the species. Small, narrow, grey-green leaves compliment the lavender-blue flowers. This cultivar has a wonderfully long blooming period beginning in late summer and continuing well into the fall.
  • ShippedNO. 1 BAREROOT
  • Height/Habit36 inches
  • Growth RateModerate.
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4B 5/7/18 - 6/8/18
5A 4/2/18 - 6/8/18
5B 3/19/18 - 6/8/18
6A 3/12/18 - 6/8/18
6B 3/5/18 - 6/8/18
7A & 7B 2/26/18 - 6/8/18
8A & 8B 2/19/18 - 5/18/18
9A - 10B 2/12/18 - 5/18/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-7: June 4th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 14th, 2018

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