Perovskia – ‘Sage Advice’

Garden Height
32 - 36
28 - 32
28 - 32
Container Role
Flower Size
Flower Colors
Light Code
Light Level
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The perfect addition to a garden in hot, dry areas. Rich lavender purple flowers are held on strong, upright plants. The beautiful color will last a long time!

  • Dead-Heading Not Necessary
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Long Blooming
  • Salt Tolerant

Attracts: Hummingbirds

Resists: Deer

Maintenance Notes:

Grows best in full sun and dry to average, well-drained soil. Prune away any remaining old foliage in early spring.

Maintenance Category: Easy

Water Category: Average

Bloom Time: Early Fall

Hardiness Zones: 9b

Flower Form: Mass Planting

Soil Fertility: Poor Soil

Soil PH Category: Neutral Soil

pH: B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method): 0.6

Fertilization: 150 - 200

Light Requirements: High

Water Requirements: Dry to Moderate

Rooting Out Temperature: 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature: 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature: 50 - 60° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information:

Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]:

4-5" and Quart Pot: 6-7
6" and Gallon Pot: 8-9
7-9" Pot: 9-10

Pinching and Growth Regulators:

Pinch at planting time and as needed to shape.

Pest and Disease Management:

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

Grower Tips:

Good air circulation and water drainage are important. Use a well drained soil mix.

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