Phlomis fruticosa, Jerusalem Sage

Jerusalem Sage

Phlomis fruticosa

Common Names: Satiny Wormwood, Mugwort, Silvermound Artemisia

Light: Full Sun

Height: 2′ – 3′

Spacing/Spread: 3′ – 4′

Evergreen: Yes.

Color: Silver-grey foliage. Yellow flowers.

Interest: Spring blooming.

Landscape Companions:

Texas Native: No, but particularly well adapted to central Texas and Austin.

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Wildlife habitat:

Features: Wonderful yellow blooming evergreen. Interesting blooms and foliage. Full sun.

Austin Native Landscaping: “Holly Cow! This amazing Texas adapted perennial should be the first choice in many full sun Xeriscape designs in Austin. It is a bold flowering evergreen, and it’s very unusual and unique yellow blooms will explode in your Xeriscape during the spring. The foliage is attractive and quite special; Children will just love touching it fuzzy texture all day long. Highly recommended for any and all full sun drought resistant landscape designs! “

 

Plantaholic:

Family: Lamiaceae (Pronounced – lay-mee-AY-see-ee)

Genus: Phlomis (Pronounced – FLOW-miss)

Species: fruticosa (Pronounced – froo-tih-KOH-suh)

Propagation: Seeds, softwood cuttings, rootball division.

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