Jerusalem Sage

 

 

Phlomis fruticosa

 

Lamiaceae

 

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Form: Perennial
Seasonality
: Evergreen

Size: 3 ft high by 3 ft wide
Leaves
: Thick, furry , lance shaped leaves
Flowers
: Bright yellow flowers in whorls on erect stems
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: Erect and shrub-like
Range/Origin
: Mediterranean
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 3b-24

Comments: No thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full to partial sun

         Water: Low to moderate

         Soil: Most soil types, must be well drained

        Propagation: Cuttings, seed, division

         Maintenance: Seasonal cut-back to encourage blooming

 

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