Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire'
sage 'Blue Spire'
'Blue Spire' is an erect small deciduous sub-shrub to 1.2m, with white stems bearing deeply-divided, aromatic greyish leaves. Small violet-blue flowers in large plumy panicles in late summer and autumn
Other common namesperovskia 'Blue Spire' 
SynonymsPerovskia 'Blue Spire'
Perovskia hybrida 'Blue Spire'
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Ultimate height1–1.5 metres
Time to ultimate height2–5 years
Ultimate spread0.5–1 metres
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
|Spring||Green White||Green Grey Silver|
|Summer||Green White||Purple||Green Grey Silver|
|Autumn||Green White||Purple||Green Grey Silver|
- Full sun
East–facing or South–facing or West–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
Salvia can be annuals, biennials, herbaceous or evergreen perennials, or shrubs. They have paired, simple or pinnately lobed, often aromatic leaves and 2-lipped flowers in whorls, forming simple or branched spikes or racemes
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How to grow
Grows well in poor but well-drained soils in full sun
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Gravel garden
- City and courtyard gardens
- Cottage and informal garden
- Mediterranean climate plants
- Flower borders and beds
Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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