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botanical name:
Phlomis lanata
Phlomis lanata © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Woolly Jerusalem Sage
synonyms:  Phlomis parvifolia, Phlomis microphylla
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 0.75m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: golden
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
description:
Small evergreen shrub of dense, compact habit with small oblong to rounded, wrinkled, grey-green leaves. Stems and leaves are heavily felted. Whorls of deep golden yellow flowers in June and July

cultivation:
Well drained soil in full sun. Dought tolerant and grows well in hot dry locations.

other notes:
From Crete and other Greek islands.

RHS AGM

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