Low Sage Brush
Low sagebrush is a short-statured mounded evergreen shrub reaching heights of 8 to 16 in with flowering stems rising 4 to 12 in above the canopy. The leaves are fan-shaped, grayish-green, and are deciduous. Low sagebrush provides cover to small mammals, reptiles and birds.
Low sagebrush, in general, inhabits dry sterile rocky and alkaline clay soils. Low sagebrush typically grows in sites drier than those occupied by other larger varieties of sagebrush.
Colorado hardy plants are just that… hardy! We have sought out plant varieties that provide low maintenance, use little or no water, and are simply hardy enough to grow where others don’t.
We grow and ship our plants in 5″ or quart-size (in certain varieties) plastic containers.
CHP is a small family operation! We propagate, pot, water, prune, and personally package the pants you order from us.
Most of our plants are grown from cuttings taken from the plants or seeds collected nearby the nursery at an elevation of 6300 ft. Our weather is extreme with temps below 0 are common in the winter and intense sunlight all summer long. We don’t grow plants in heated greenhouses, they have to be able to survive the elements! They are guaranteed to have a large root system that fills the container. The root system is the most important part of the plant.
Please note that deciduous plants ordered in the winter months and early spring will have been pruned a minimum of 30% compared to photos and may have no leaves.
Our nursery is also licensed and inspected by the Colorado Department of Agriculture, Nursery Division and holds a current Japanese Beetle Certificate.
We only ship USPS Priority Mail, so your plants are sure to arrive quickly. You’ll note in our feedback that our shipping process is a sight to behold.
We love our customers so please don’t hesitate to reach out via our website at www.coloradohardyplants.com
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