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Sage

Phlomis chrysophylla

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1.3m

70cm

Min

80cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Sage Overview

These are evergreen subshrub, with broad elliptical leaves about 6cm long. The flowers are bright golden yellow and will open in the summer.

How to propagate Sage

Seed

Propagate by seed in autumn.

Cuttings

Shrubs may also be increased from softwood cuttings in summer and perennials by division in the spring.

Division

Other uses of Sage

They are 'architectural' plants that are attractive for their conspicuous, hooded flowers, borne in dense whorls, their foliage and dried seed heads. Suitable for coastal conditions.