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Botanical name: Artemisia dracunculus Russian
Other names: Russian tarragon, False tarragon, Dragon wormwood, Dragon sagwort, Artemisia dracunculus subsp. dracunculoides
Species: A. dracunculus Russian - A. dracunculus Russian is a vigorous, clump-forming, subshrubby perennial with aromatic, lance-shaped, dull to mid-green leaves and loose panicles of insignificant, nodding, yellow-white flowerheads in late summer.
Artemisia dracunculus Russian is: Deciduous
Flower: Insignificant or absent, Pale-yellow in Summer
Foliage: Grey-green, Green in Summer
Fragrance: The foliage has aromatic leaves
Habit: Clump-forming, Erect
Companion planting: The preyty silvery leaves of this plant work well with pink and purple cistus, and orange lillies or poppies.
Pruning: Cut back in spring.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Artemisia dracunculus Russian (Russian tarragon) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Drying, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Foliage only
Cultivation: Grow in well-drained soil in full sun. Though very similar to A. dracunculus French (French tarragon or True tarragon), A. dracunculus Russian is hardier, more vigorous and the leaves tend to have a less desirable flavour.
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|Hardiness:||Tender in frost (H3)|
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