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Jerusalem Sage
Scientific Name: Phlomis fruticosa L.
Family: Lamiaceae
Jerusalem Sage (Phlomis fruticosa)
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Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 4-24
USDA: 8-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Eastern Mediterranean basin in scrub and woodlands

Growth Habits: Semi deciduous shrub, up to 4 feet tall

Watering Needs: Little to moderate water, good drainage

Propagation: Seeds in the fall, division in fall or spring, may self sow

Jerusalem Sage (Phlomis fruticosa)

Cultural Practices:
The Phlomis like moderately fertile soil and plenty of sun.

Blooming Habits:
The flowers of the Jerusalem Sage are 2-lipped in the mint family fashion. They are tubular and borne in whorl. They come in summer. The flower stems are pretty decorative and can be left in place.

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