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Perovskia - atriplicifolia 'Crazy Blue' / Russian Sage

    Perovskia - atriplicifolia 'Crazy Blue' / Russian Sage

    Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Crazy Blue' is a stunning, tall perennial with unique silver-green foliage and gorgeous lavender-blue flowers.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 24-36 inches
    • Spread: 18-24 inches
    • Flower color: Lavender-blue
    • Flowering period: Summer to fall
    • Foliage: Silver-green, fragrant
    • Sunlight requirements: Full sun
    • Soil requirements: Well-draining soil, tolerates poor soil conditions
    • Hardiness Zone: 4

    'Crazy Blue' is perfect for adding height and texture to borders, cottage gardens, and mixed perennial beds. It also works well in mass plantings or as a focal point in the landscape.

    This tough and hardy plant is tolerant of poor soil conditions and is deer resistant. It also attracts pollinators to the garden, making it an excellent choice for those looking to support local ecosystems.

    Companion Plants:
    1. Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna': This compact perennial produces striking purple-blue flowers that pair well with the silvery blue foliage of Perovskia.
    2. Achillea millefolium 'Moonshine': This perennial features bright yellow flowers that contrast beautifully with the soft blue color of Perovskia's flowers and foliage.
    3. Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus': The deep pink-purple flowers of this perennial provide a vibrant contrast to the cool blue hues of Perovskia's flowers and foliage.

    Care Instructions:
    'Crazy Blue' prefers full sun and well-draining soil. It is drought tolerant once established, but will benefit from regular watering in hot, dry climates. Prune back in early spring to promote new growth and improve plant form.

    Final Thoughts:
    Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Crazy Blue' is a beautiful and low-maintenance perennial that is perfect for any garden. Its stunning lavender-blue flowers and silver-green foliage make it a standout choice for adding color and texture to the landscape.