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Phlomis russelliana


Phlomis russelliana

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Tall perennial with thick, soft, velvety, gray leaves which typically form a spreading mat. Leaves can be evergreen in warm climates. Tall flowering stems clothed with whorls of creamy yellow flowers appear in summer rising above the foliage. Sun or light shade, great for dry sites and light soils. Must have good drainage.

 
Genus
Phlomis
Species   russelliana
Cultivar  

Common name
Turkish Sage

Family name
Labiatae
Place of origin
Syria


DETAILS
Height
80 cm
Width
50 cm
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Deciduous

Soil Type
Grows in sandy soils / Needs well drained soil

Moisture
Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Prefers a sheltered site / Prefers a sunny site / Will tolerate very hard frosts.

Nourishment / Whimsical

Perennials

Category
Medium, height 0.6 to 1.2 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 3.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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