Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Little Lace'

Little Lace Russian Sage: Patent PPAF

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

Better behaved than some of the more sprawling Russian sage, ‘Little Lace’ has delicately textured silver foliage that is tidy and compact. Purple flower spikes appear in late summer on a bush with vase-like form


More About Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Little Lace'

  • Easy to grow in average, well-drained soil.
  • Tolerates dry, alkaline soil and coastal conditions.
  • Genus name honors Russian general V. A. Perovski (1794 - c. 1857)

This aromatic and drought resistant variety attracts butterflies to the garden. A Conard-Pyle introduction.


Height:

12-15 Inches

Spread:

1-3 ft

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Little Lace' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Cottage Garden
  • Fragrant
  • Border
  • Mass Plant
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Specimen
  • Dried Flower
  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Drought Tolerant

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Exposure

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Part Sun/Part Shade
  • Does best in full sun

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies
  • Hummingbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Fall
  • Late Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Flower Color

  • Blue
  • Lavender

Habit

  • Upright
  • Spreading