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Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Lissilv'

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Perovskia (per-OFF-skee-a) (Info)
Species: atriplicifolia (at-ry-pliss-ih-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Lissilv
Additional cultivar information: (PP20845; aka Lisslitt, Lacey Blue)
Hybridized by Catt; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2009

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Medium Blue
Dark Blue
Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Silver/Gray
Aromatic
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
By simple layering

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive braun06 On Oct 4, 2010, braun06 from Peoria Heights, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:

A new compact cultivar slowly being released across the U.S. It remains short from 12"-20" in height. It spread is 2'-3'. The leaves are similar to 'Filigran' or 'Blue Spire' in shape and texture with dark blue violet flowers in July-August. Reported as a seedling of Blue Spire.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Peoria, Illinois
Elizabeth City, North Carolina



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