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Perennials > Perovskia > Perovskia atriplicifolia > Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Rocketman'

Perovskia atriplicifolia

'Rocketman'


Rocketman Russian Sage




Origin:  Bred by Walters Gardens, Inc., introduced in 2014.
Family
Lamiaceae
Genus
Perovskia
Species
atriplicifolia
Cultivar
'Rocketman'
Category
Perennials
Patent Number
PPAF
USDA Hardiness Zone
4
Canadian Hardiness Zone
2 - 5a
RHS Hardiness Zone
H7
Temperature (°C)
-35 - (-29)
Temperature (°F)
-30 - (-20)
Height
90 cm
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
JulyAugustSeptemberOctober
General Description
A notably stiff and somewhat shorter Russian sage, with aromatic silvery leaves and fluffy, lavender blue flowers from midsummer into autumn.
Landscape
Wonderful container or garden plan.
Cultivation
Grow in full sun in in a perfectly drained soil.
Shape
Upright shape.
Growth
Fast
Habitat
Horticultural origin.
Bark/Stem Description
Stiff, upright stems.
Leaf Description
Leaves are silvery green and aromatic.
Flower Description
Large, fluffy, lavender blue flowers.
Propagation
Propagate through softwood cuttings in late spring.
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