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Rocketman Russian Sage
Compact Plumes of Airy Blue Blooms!

Rocketman Russian Sage

1-Quart
Item # 36436
$12.95
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This vase-shaped cultivar is attractive to pollinators like butterflies.

Finely cut, silvery foliage.
Coveted for its compact, vase-shaped habit and its finely cut, silvery foliage, this Russian Sage is sure to draw stares of envy from visitors (including butterflies!). Russian Sage is the perfect way to cut a ribbon of color through the sunny border or meadow. Ideal for xeriscapic gardens, it actually prefers that the soil dry out a bit between waterings. It also makes a fine rock garden subject, and is perfect in the baking-hot driveway area, as a sidewalk planting, or in urban tubs and planters. 'Rocketman' is much better suited as a container specimen than the species thanks to its compact habit and high-impact color and form.

'Rocketman' thrives in full sun and any well-drained soil, even poorly fertile or dry conditions. Pamper it the first season while it finds its feet, then let it go! You'll find it superbly tolerant of heat, humidity, drought, and cold. Butterflies and hummingbirds like it, too. 1 Quart Container. Zones 4 to 9.

Genus Perovskia
Species atriplicifolia
Variety 'Rocketman'
ppaf PPAF
ItemForm 1-Quart
Zone 4 - 9
BloomStartToEnd Mid Summer - Early Fall
Habit Vase
PlantHeight 24 in - 2 ft 8 in
PlantWidth 18 in - 2 ft 2 in
AdditionalCharacteristics Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Easy Care Plants, Flower, Fragrance, Long Bloomers, Rose Companions
BloomColor Blue, Light Lavender
FoliageColor Blue Green, Medium Green, Silver/Gray
LightRequirements Full Sun
MoistureRequirements Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Deer Resistance, Disease Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Pest Resistant
SoilTolerance Normal,  loamy, Poor, Sandy
Uses Border, Containers, Cut Flowers, Foliage Interest, Hedge, Outdoor, Fall Color
Restrictions Canada, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands