Blue Steel Russian Sage is an upright growing, 18-36 in. tall perennial with fragrant gray-green foliage, topped with blue summer flowers the first year. Growth is more restrained than other seed grown Russian sage. Blue Steel Russian sage is an ideal choice for containers or the landscape. Plants are heat and drought tolerant, and are winter hardy to zone 4.
Growing Blue Steel Russian Sage Seeds
Plant Russian Sage Seeds: Sow seeds in cell packs or or 2 in. pots, press into soil and barely cover. Kept at 65-72° F., germination occurs in 7-21 days. Transplant into the garden 16-24 in. apart for Blue Steel, and 24-36 in. apart for Taiga.
Grow Russian Sage: Full sun, tolerates extreme heat and drought. Thrives in any soil with good drainage. Will flower the first year when started early. Plants are deer resistant. Flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Russian Sage looks stunning when combined with white flowering plants.
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