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Phlomis russeliana

Phlomis russeliana - Turkish Sage

More About Phlomis russeliana

  • This species is coarser and greener than fruticosa
  • Whorls of yellow, hooded flowers form at each leaf axil
  • Tiered flowers on square, sturdy stalks
  • Forms a large mound of dark green, heart-shaped leaves
  • Bloom Time: June to September
  • Flower Height: 90 cm
  • Foliage Height: 30 cm

Zone:

5

Height:

30-35 cm

Spread:

60-70 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Turkish Sage Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant in full sun in a well-drained soil with dry to medium moisture and avoid wet sites.  It will spread by rhizomes without being invasive. Use in a dry, sunny border or as an informal  ground cover. Drought tolerant once established.


Phlomis russeliana Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Clumping
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green (dark)