Jerusalem sage


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Noun1.Jerusalem sage - a spreading subshrub of Mediterranean regions cultivated for dense axillary whorls of purple or yellow flowers
genus Phlomis - large genus of Old World aromatic herbs or subshrubs or shrubs having often woolly leaves
subshrub, suffrutex - low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
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Deadhead spent blooms of alstroemeria, cosmos, Jerusalem sage, and yarrow.
PHLOMIS, or Jerusalem sage, has wrinkly, felted green leaves - and produces 2ft stalks with whorls of buttery yellow flowers on top.
It looks fine underplanted to either yellow-flowered Jerusalem sage (Phlomis fruticosa) or orange-flowered lion's tail (Leonotis leonurus), or both.
p Purple-flowered rock rose (Cistus x purpureus) p Pink dandelion (Crepis incana) p Martin's spurge (Euphorbia x martinii) p French lavender (Lavandula stoechas) p Bowden Cornish lily (Nerine bowdenii) p Jerusalem sage (Phlomis fruticosa) p Trumpet creeper ' Madame Galen' (Campsis tagliabuana ' Madame Galen') p Swamp lily (Crinum x powelliip Rosemary ' Sissinghurst Blue' (Rosmarinus officinalis ' Sissinghurst Blue') p Algerian iris (Iris unguicularis) All the suggested cultivars have been awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM).
AThe photograph you sent me is of Phlomis russeliana, a native of Syria, and a close relative of Jerusalem sage (Phlomis fruticosa).
Zebra grass, willow, Irish moss, sedum, and Jerusalem sage bring movement and a variety of textures.
Quite a few perennials and shrubs will thrive, such as hostas (although be vigilant against slugs and snails) and Jerusalem sage (Pulmonaria saccharata), an evergreen with white spotted foliage and red, pink or white flowers that bloom from late winter to late spring, while the foam flower (Tiarella cordifolia) is a spreading perennial with spikes of creamy white.

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