Phlomis russeliana 'Turkish Sage'

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Seeds per packet : 20

Award of Garden Merit (A.G.M.) from the Royal Horticultural Society.
A sculptural evergreen plant originating from Syria with tall whorls of yellow flowers from early summer.  Plants spread easily making for a good ground cover and are drought tolerant. The dried seed heads are perfect for dried arrangements.

Common name : Turkish Sage, Jerusalem Sage
Family : Lamiaceae
Type : Perennial

Position : Full Sun - Part Shade
Soil requirements : Dry/Average
Height : 60-90cm
Spread: 60cm

Sowing method : Transplant.  Start in a glass house or cold frame July-August. Note a cool temperature of 5°C is required for germination.
When to plant : Transplant in spring

Depth : Surface sow and cover very lightly
Germination : Germination varies but could take several months.
Ideal germination temperature : 5°C

Spacing : 30cm
Flowers : December - February

Cut down to the base in autumn. Seed heads can be left on for winter interest. Propagate by division in spring.