We all know the herb that's used in the stuffing for the Sunday roast. But there are many other plants too that get called Sage. That's the problem with common…
Phlomis genus (Sage). This genus consists of about 100 species of perennials, subshrubs and shrubs. The leaves are large and are densely covered with hair, they are produced in whorls on upright stems. The flowers are tubular in clusters of 2 to 40 blooms in shades of cream, yellow, pink, mauve or purple.
Perennials, Evergreens, Shrubs
Europe, N.Africa, Asia
They are 'architectural' plants that are attractive for their conspicuous, hooded flowers, borne in dense whorls, their foliage and dried seed heads. Suitable for coastal conditions.
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.
Propagate by seed in autumn. Shrubs may also be increased from softwood cuttings in summer and perennials by division in the spring.
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