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Phlomis Tuberosa

Jerusalem Sage

Type: Perennials
Height: Tall 3-4' (Plant 2' apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower / Accent: Lavender / Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Phlomis delights with dense whorled clusters of lavender-pink flowers blooming in tiered intervals up the well-branched, burgundy red stems. Plant forms a mound of scalloped heart-shaped foliage at the base; for the finale, ornamental seed heads develop in summer and remain attractive fall into winter.

Features to Note:

  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • For a Sunny Spot
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Good for Dried Flowers
  • Winter Interest
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Web Only

Phlomis General Information:

The dead stems have good winter interest. Phlomis is a well-behaved member of the the mint family. Combines well with ornamental grasses.

Phlomis Plant Care:

Best grown in rich, fertile, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerates light shade. Performs well in sandy loams. Will tolerate some dry soil conditions. Wet soil should be avoided.

$9.95 ea.
(3+) $9.50 ea.
Fall 2014
Plant Code: PHTU