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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
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

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

other notes:
From Crete and other Greek islands.


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