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Phlomis tuberosa ‘Amazone’

Phlomis tuberosa ‘Amazone’ is also known as Jerusalem Sage or Sage-leaf mullein ‘Amazone’. It is part of the Lamiaceae family of plants. It is a drought-resistant perennial. It is hardy. It thrives in dry soil and the sun. Phlomis tuberosa ‘Amazone’ blooms in the summer with mauve flowers on tall spikes. It grows to about 1.2m or 4ft tall.

Phlomis Tuberosa Amazone
Phlomis tuberosa ‘Amazone’

Phlomis tuberosa ‘Amazone’ flowers are tubular and hooded. They are lilac. They grow in whorls around the dark purple stems. The leaves are pointed and dark green. The seedheads are very attractive as well.

How to grow Phlomis tuberosa ‘Amazone’:

Grow Phlomis tuberosa ‘Amazone’ in the sun. Plant it in fertile, well-drained soil. Propagate by division in early spring. Phlomis tuberosa ‘Amazone’ dies down to the ground in autumn and grows again in spring. It is generally disease-free. Watch out for leafhoppers.

Phlomis Tuberosa Amazone
Phlomis tuberosa ‘Amazone’
Phlomis Tuberosa Amazone
Phlomis tuberosa ‘Amazone’
Phlomis Tuberosa Amazone, Kew Gardens
Phlomis tuberosa ‘Amazone’ at Kew Gardens, London, UK

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