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PHLOMIS russeliana

Commonly known as Turkish sage

Grey-green leaves and whorls of soft yellow flowers. Grows to 3 feet
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  • 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
  • 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 - 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
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to 90cm (36in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  75cm (30in)
 

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