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Phlomis fruticosa
Jerusalem Sage
Pot size: 9cm   Our online price: £4.80
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its smooth foliage with the yellow flowers gives a mediterranean effect in early summer available plant for sale - you will receive a similar plant part of available plant for sale from another angle smooth, hairy leaves give a unique appearance for the plant

Common name in French:
Sauge de Jérusalem
Common name in German:
Strauchiges Brandkraut
Other common names:
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Family:
Labiatae
Origin:
Italy, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus

Description:

Easy-to-grow, drought tolerant, 1m tall perennial-looking shrub with grey, smooth hairy leaves and showy bright-yellow flower whorls. It has a mediterranean look and very drought tolerant (if planted into the ground). Requires a sunny position and well drained soil. The fruits have some ornamental effect too, until mid-winter. 


Plant growing type:
evergreen
Habit:
spreading small shrub
Size when mature in m:
1-1,5m
Main feature (value):
flower and leaf
Spring value:
flower
Summer value:
leaf and flower
Autumn value:
leaf and fruit
Winter value:
leaf colour
Autumn coloration:
no coloration as this is an evergreen species (drops its old foliage continuously)
Flower colour:
Yellow
Fruit colour:
Brown
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Drought tolerance:
high
Optimum ph:
slightly alkaline (pH 7-8)
Preferred location:
full sun
Where to plant:
it is great in dry borders, on edges of garden steps, in rockeries, near entrance (if sunny)
Pests and diseases:
this shrub is generally pest- and disease-free, but slugs and snails may cause considerable damage on smaller plants during Summer
Herbal usage:
none known
Edibility:
generally not used for cooking or eating
Toxicity to humans:
not known
Optimum growing conditions:
full sun (drought tolerant), well drained soil, thrives on alkaline soil

Height in cm:
30-40
Pot size:
9cm
Age in year:
3 (this shrub is grown from seed on our nursery)
Our online price:
£4.80

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