Jerusalem Sage (Phlomis fruticosa)

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10a
Plant Height: 3 feet to 5 feet
Plant Spread: 3 feet to 4 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Broadleaf
Other: In colder climates the plant dies back but regrowth from roots appears in spring.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Cut Flower
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Lovely, long lasting blooms

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lovesblooms On May 12, 2016 Obtained plant
cuttings--set in wet sand covered with plastic bag
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Plant ID #16 by ElJardineroGringo Jan 21, 2017 2:40 PM 4
Blooming in May by wcgypsy Jun 11, 2012 11:57 AM 13
Have... by wcgypsy May 5, 2012 11:27 AM 3

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