Berrybank Nursery, 5 Boggs Holdings, Pencaitland, East Lothian, EH34 5BA

Perovskia 'Little Spire'

Synonym(s): Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Little Spire', Salvia 'Little Spire' Common Name: 'Russian sage'

PBR. A deciduous sub-shrub with aromatic, silver-grey leaves and upright spikes of tiny, violet-blue flowers on white stems in late summer and early autumn. Aug-Sep. H60cm S60cm.


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Care Instructions

Requires a very well-drained, preferably poor soil in full sun. Ideal for sandy conditions and is drought tolerant. Best cut to the ground in spring to encourage strong new growth. This is a shorter-growing variety, so is a good choice if space is limited or you find the taller varieties get too floppy. It makes a real impact planted en masse alongside a path, where the sage-like fragrance of its leaves can be appreciated. Makes a wonderful companion to all kinds of late-summer ornamental grasses and perennials.

Plant No: 2289

About Us

Macplants are a long-established, family-run business. We are central/southern Scotland's largest growers of herbaceous perennials, alpines, ferns and ornamental grasses and have our plant centre open to the public in East Lothian, close to Edinburgh. We also supply a diverse range of trade clients both in the landscape and garden centre sectors.

Our Contacts

Berrybank Nursery,
5 Boggs Holdings,
East Lothian
EH34 5BA

01875 341179