Perovskia – Rocketman Russian Sage
Rocket Man Russian Sage, Perovskia, brings hordes of lavender blue flowers and fantastic ornamental silvery foliage. It matures to a well shaped silver shrub providing a stunning backdrop for other plants. This variety has stronger stems and more upright habit than others. A long bloomer, you can expect colorful flowers from July through Oct.
Rocketman Russian Sage is unbeatable for mass display, as a specimen and for cutting. It is easy to grow in full sun. Tough as nails, Rocketman tolerates drought, and deer and rabbits don’t touch it.
Plant in full sun in well-draining soil. Although drought tolerant, for best blooming keep well watered when setting up buds and blooming. Plants benefit from good soakings during dry spells.