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Sticky Jerusalem sage in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Phlomis russeliana

 

Sticky Jerusalem sage

Phlomis Russeliana is a deciduous upright shrub with large heart-shaped grey-green foliage.It bears circular clusters of pale yellow flowers arranged in several layers on upright stems.

 
plant Features
  • Sticky Jerusalem sage likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Sticky Jerusalem sage likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Sticky Jerusalem sage is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Sticky Jerusalem sage likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Sticky Jerusalem sage

Latin name

Phlomis russeliana

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Lamiaceae

ph

5.6 - 7.8 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Sticky Jerusalem sage likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Sticky Jerusalem sage is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Sticky Jerusalem sage likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Sticky Jerusalem sage likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Sticky Jerusalem sage is 0.50meters x 0.90meters 0.50 M 0.90 M

Phlomis russeliana

Phlomis Russeliana is a deciduous upright shrub with large heart-shaped grey-green foliage.It bears circular clusters of pale yellow flowers arranged in several layers on upright stems.


Flowering Season

From Late Spring TO Early Autumn

Flowering season.

 

Plant container plants

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

Plant container plants in a sunny sheltered position.

 

Propagation by Seed

From Mid Spring TO Mid Spring

Fill a seed tray with seed compost, water and allow to drain. prinkle seeds over the surface allowing roughly 25mm space between seeds and cover with a thin layer of compost. Put tray in a clear polythene bag and place on a windowsill. When seedlings show remove plastic bag. When the second pair of leaves appear on the seedlings thin out to 50mm spacing by removing the weakest looking plants. After 2 or 3 weeks and when danger of frost has passed plants can then be planted outside into required position.

 
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