Jerusalem Sage

content_img.715.img.jpgPerennial – Full Sun
Phlomis fruiticosa 
Ht. 2’-4’ Spread: 3’-4’
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Spacing: 18”-24”

HABIT:  Gray, wooly leafed perennial with tiers of bright yellows in late spring through early summer. Candelabra appearance. Grows to 2-3’ in height. P. russelliana, also called Jerusalem sage, looks similar but is bigger in every way – flowers are larger, dull green leaves are considerably larger getting 3-4’ in height.

CULTURE:  Both forms are drought tolerate and easy to grow in well drained soil.

USES:  Late spring, early summer color, for perennial gardens and borders.

PROBLEMS:  None serious.


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