Botanical Name Phlomis Italica
Common Name - Jerusalem Sage
Description - Phlomis is a very hardy garden shrub native of Italy. Thriving in dry conditions and requires little care once established. Tolerates sun to part shade. Can be grown under deciduous trees that receive afternoon sun. Very unusual flower with whorls of pale pink hooded flowers. Tolerates frost and coastal gardens. Attractive to bees.
Flower Time - Spring, summer & Autumn
Size - Grows 1m high x 1m wide
Use - A drought-tolerant shrubby plant suitable in any garden situation needing colour.
Position Full sun to part shade. Frost tolerant.
Maintenance - Phlomis require little maintenance once established. In spring, prune older stems off to promote fresh growth. Fertilise in spring. Waterwise once established
At a Glance
- Likes full sun
- Low maintenance
- Frost tolerant