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Q.Russian sage shrub

Zone Denver,CO | Gerarda added on August 14, 2016 | Answered

Do Russian sage shrubs or plants grow well at 8,000 feet in dry soil and, if so, will deer and elk eat them?

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Answered on August 15, 2016

I believe Russian sage does do well at high altitudes (as long as the temperatures are not too cold; it is hardy to zone 5) and that it does very well in dry soil. The species is also said to be quite deer- and elk-resistant.

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