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Jerusalem Sage
Scientific Name: Phlomis fruticosa L.
Synonym:
Family: Lamiaceae
Jerusalem Sage (Phlomis  fruticosa) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 4-24
USDA: 8-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Eastern Mediterranean basin in scrub and woodlands

Growth Habits: Semi deciduous shrub, up to 4 feet tall

Watering Needs: Little to moderate water, good drainage

Propagation: Seeds in the fall, division in fall or spring, may self sow


Jerusalem Sage (Phlomis  fruticosa)

Cultural Practices:
The Phlomis like moderately fertile soil and plenty of sun.

Blooming Habits:
The flowers of the Jerusalem Sage are 2-lipped in the mint family fashion. They are tubular and borne in whorl. They come in summer. The flower stems are pretty decorative and can be left in place.

Fruiting Habits:


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