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Filigran Russian Sage(3 of 15)

Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Filigran'--Filigran Russian Sage

- Deciduous shrub with finely dissected silver foliage and showy violet-blue flowers in late summer and early fall
- Plant in poor to average garden soil that is well-drained
- Plant in full sun; prune severely when dormant
- Height: 3-4 feet
- Width: 2-4 feet
- Hardy in USDA zones 5-9

Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; avoid exposure to salt; prune back to 12 inches and mulch heavily after first frost; pull back mulch in spring.

Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; prune back to 12 inches and mulch after first frost; pull back mulch in spring.

Zone 7: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; prune back to 12 inches and mulch after first frost; pull back mulch in spring.

Zones 8-9: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun; prune back to 12 inches and mulch in fall; pull back mulch in spring.

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