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Russian Sage

Botanical name: Perovskia atriplicifolia
Family Lamiaceae
Plant type: Evergreen sub-shrub.
Note: Although this plant is evergreen it should be cut back hard each year in order to maintain a nice dense & compact shape.
Size: 90-120cm tall x 60-90cm wide
Flowering time: Summer.
Spacing: Plant 60-90cm apart.
Soil type: Well drained.
Position: Full sun to light shade
Pruning required: Cut back to about 10cm tall in Winter.
Fertiliser: Feed well in early Spring.
Climatic Tolerances: Sub-tropical to cool.

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:42 AM
Keywords: Russian Sage, plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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