5 years to reach maturity
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Jerusalem Sage Overview
Phlomis fruticosa is a small evergreen shrub species with an upright, spreading habit. It produces sage-like grey-green leaves which are oval in shape and measure approximately 12cm long. The flowers are hooded and deep yellow in colour, they are around 3cm long and arranged in whorls. This species has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Award of Garden Merit. It is also part of the RHS “Plants for Pollinators” initiative to showcase plants which support pollinator populations by providing ample amounts of nectar and/ or pollen. A great choice for encouraging pollinating insect wildlife into your garden!
Common problems with Jerusalem Sage
How to propagate Jerusalem Sage
Take softwood cuttings in the summer.
Divide in the spring.
Sow seed under cover from late spring.
Special features of Jerusalem Sage
Attracts useful insects
Other uses of Jerusalem Sage
Banks and specimen. Summer interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.