Russian sage

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Large Russian sage bush near the credit union
Russian sage is rangeland brush from areas of central Asia with a similar climate to the San Luis Valley and the High Plains. Deer do not eat it, but it is brushy and spreads, not rapidly, but the clumps grow and it can reseed without being irrigated. More or less a weed from another place.
An attractive cultivar of Russian sage

There are some attractive cultivars such as the planting at the south entrance to the Post office.

Russian sage thrives in full sun in dry locations. It's growing pattern will be poor in wet or shady locations, thin and floppy.[1]

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