Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Rocketman'

Rocketman Russian Sage

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Misty-blue flowers appear from July to September on silver stems above gray-green foliage on this rugged perennial. Plant in full sun in average soils and water only enough to establish the root system. Pollinators love the nectar-rich flowers while deer avoid the fragrant foliage. A tough plant for hot, dry locations that get very cold in the winter—after all, its parents hail from the cold, dry steppes of Central Asia.

Plant Shape
Full Sun
Bloom Time
July - August, September - October
Bloom Color
Blue, Lavender
Landscape Use
Screen/Hedge, Bedding or Border, Groundcover
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Resistant To Deer
Plant Type
Hardiness Zone
5 - 9