AWARD

PHLOMIS russeliana

Commonly known as Turkish sage

Grey-green leaves and whorls of soft yellow flowers. Grows to 3 feet
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Ovate basal leaves 6-20cm (2½-8cm) long, heart-shaped at the bases. Stem leaves are smaller and scalloped.
  • Yellow
    Soft yellow, 2.5-3cm (1-1½in) long
  • Height
    To 90cm (36in)
  • Spread
    75cm (30in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Erect hairy perennial producing hooded flowers in axillary whorls
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun

PHLOMIS russeliana

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Seedheads are ornamental in winter.
    Pests & Diseases
    Leafhoppers
    Place of origin
    Turkey, Syria
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
    Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Butterfly friendly
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
to 90cm (36in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  75cm (30in)
 

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