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Family Name:        Labiatae or Lamiaceae  =  Mint  Family
Scientific Name: previous scientific namePhlomis  fruticosa  next scientific name      plant name pronunciation
Common Name:   Jerusalem Sage
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2  Phlomfrut_LF03b_Jun7
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4  Phlomfrut_LF07_Aug28
5  Phlomfrut_OF01_Jun7
6  Phlomfrut_OF05_Jun7
7  Phlomfrut_OF06_Oct20
8  Phlomfrut_OF07_Oct20

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Distribution:  Mediterranean region, west to island of Sardinia.(west of Italy).


Hardiness Zone:  USDA Zones 8-10       (view USDA zone map)

Size:   Grows up to 4 ft. tall.

Form:   Much branched, frost tender, aromatic perennial.


Stem/Bud:   Stems and leaves pubescent, with dense, white tomentum; stems square.

Leaves:   Leaves opposite, sage like, tomentose, grey green, sometimes wrinkled, lanceolate to elliptic, 2 to 4 in. long, with leaf margins entire, and white undersides.

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Flower:   Flowers tomentose, yellow, hooded, in 14 to 36 flowered clusters at leaf axils.; flowering June, July to August.

Fruit:   Fruit are four brown, pubescent nutlets.

Uses:    Grow in masses in a perennial bed for interesting foliage, scent and flowers. Plant in dry areas. Attract bees and butterflies.


Culture:    Grow in full sun in a dry, ordinary well-drained soil. Drought tolerant.



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