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Phlomis russeliana

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Phlomis - herbaceous perennials, with sage-like leaves and whorls of tubular, hooded flowers over a long period in summer
P. russeliana is a hairy perennial to 90cm in height, with large, ovate, rough-textured grey-green leaves. Stout stems bear whorls of hooded, soft yellow flowers 3cm in length

Phlomis russeliana | Unstone, Dronfield, Derbyshire, S18
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2 litres

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Plant Finder: about Phlomis russeliana

Common names

Sticky Jerusalem sage, Greek Jerusalem sage, Sage


Phlomis russeliana (Sticky Jerusalem sage). This species has dark green foliage it is arranged in a neat clump, the flowering spikes grow about 3 feet. The blooms are a buttery yellow and appear at the stem just above the paired leaves. They are followed by seed pods which are also attractive and decorative.


They will tolerate moderate frosts, they will suffer in prolonged wet weather and should be grown in an exposed positions. Plant in a moist, well-drained soil in full sun or partial-shade.

Interest and use

Border. Dried flowers.

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Phlomis russeliana | Unstone, Dronfield, Derbyshire, S18 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
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  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

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Unstone, Dronfield, Derbyshire, S18
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