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Jerusalem Sage : Phlomis tuberosa



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phlomis flower cluster

Family: Menthaceae

Above: flower cluster, Below: plant in bloom Use: beds, borders, meadow gardens
phlomis in bloom

Plant: coarse perennial to 5'

Origin: Central Asia to Central Europe

: 3 - 8

: tiny, pink, salvia-like flowers arranged in tier clusters along stalk

Foliage: basal leaves large, toothed, and heart shaped. Stem leaves smaller.

: sunny location in average soil. Good companion for lilies and large alliums 2007, Last Updated June 5, 2007