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botanical name:
Phlomis fruticosa
Phlomis fruticosa © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Jerusalem Sage
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 1.00m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 9
description:
Wrinkled, downy, aromatic, grey-green leaves, evergreen. Golden yellow flowers in summer.

cultivation:
Any reasonably fertile, well drained soil in full sun. Grows very well in areas with dry summers.

other notes:
Native to much of the Mediterranean area.

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