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Sage

Phlomis purpurea

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Sage Overview

This genus consists of about 100 species of perennials, subshrubs and shrubs. The leaves are large and are densely covered with hair, they are produced in whorls on upright stems. The flowers are tubular in clusters of 2 to 40 blooms in shades of cream, yellow, pink, mauve or purple.

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.