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Jerusalem Sage

Phlomis fruticosa

Phlomis; Jerusalem Sage

About This Plant

Sun or partial shade. A fairly large evergreen sage, with fuzzy gray foliage and big yellow blooms in late spring. Useful in providing soft mounding texture to landscape designs, it benefits from periodic grooming but is otherwise fairly carefree, especially with a touch of afternoon shade.

Origins: Mediterranean basin

Maintenance

Periodic grooming; flower stalks may be removed after spring or left to provide year-round interest. Occasional supplemental water in summer sun, depending on the site.

Soft, wooly leaves with unusual yellow blooms.

Min. Height: 2'

Max Height: 3 feet'

Min. Width: 2'

Max Width: 3 feet'

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