Russian Sage
Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Filigran'

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: Filigran

Category:

Perennials

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 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 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Silver/Gray

Aromatic

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Fort Collins, Colorado

Milford, Pennsylvania

Wellsboro, Pennsylvania

Greenville, South Carolina

North Augusta, South Carolina

Webster, South Dakota

Clarksville, Tennessee

Knoxville, Tennessee

Kerrville, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

Salt Lake City, Utah

Tremonton, Utah

Madison, Wisconsin

Menasha, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Apr 17, 2015, dduff from Fort Collins, CO (Zone 5b) wrote:

Filigran is supposed to be the sturdiest and most upright and Russian Sage and is supposed to have a longer bloom time. That has all been true for us in a bright, dry spot with poor soil. It's a magnificent looking Perovskia with a very long bloom time and is loved by the bees here.