Phlomis fruiticosa (FLO-mis froo-ti-KO-sa)
Perennial - Full Sun
Height: 2’-4’ Spread: 3’ - 4’ 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.