big sage (Artemisia tridentata v. tridentata)

large silver-grey sagebrush with drooping branches

big sage


Common name: big sage
Botanical name: Artemisia tridentata v. tridentata

Light:  Full sun
Height: 6 – 15 feet
Water: drought tolerant – needs some water to establish
Soil type: well-drained loam to rocky soils

Evergreen shrub with sweeping, spreading branches and small velvety, silver-grey leaves; sweet, pungent aroma; deer resistant although may be browsed in late winter

  • upright sweeping branches of blue-green big sage
    sweeping branches of big sage