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Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Russian Sage (8 of 15)

Plant in poor to average garden soil that is well-drained
Plant in full sun; prune severely when dormant
Height: 3-5 feet; Width: 2-4 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 5-9:
Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; avoid exposure to salt; prune back to 12 inches and mulch heavily after first frost; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; prune back to 12 inches and mulch after first frost; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 7: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; prune back to 12 inches and mulch after first frost; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 8: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun; prune back to 12 inches and mulch in fall; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 9: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun; prune back to 12 inches and mulch in fall; pull back mulch in spring.

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