February 1, 2023
Phlomis Fruticosa Jerusalem Sage

Phlomis Fruticosa or Jerusalem Sage

Phlomis fruticosa is also known as Jerusalem Sage, Yellow Clary, or Jupiter’s Distaff. It is a semi-evergreen shrub. It belongs to the Lamiaceae family of plants. It is native to eastern and southern Europe.

It is a perennial and it has sage-like leaves. Phlomis fruticosa flowers are bright yellow and tubular. It blooms in the summer. The flowers grow on the upper half of the plant. The leaves are lance-shaped. They are soft and wooly, but not aromatic. It grows to 4ft or 120cm high.

Phlomis Fruticosa
Phlomis Fruticosa or Jerusalem Sage

How to grow Phlomis fruticosa:

Grow Phlomis fruticosa in the sun. Plant it in dry to medium, fertile soil that is well-drained soil. Phlomis Fruticosa is easy to grow. It is drought-resistant. Cut back the stems after flowering. You might get rewarded with another round of flowers. Propagate Phlomis fruticosa from cuttings during summer. or by planting seeds in the spring. You can also divide them in spring. Phlomis fruticosa is disease-free. Watch out for leafhoppers.

Phlomis Fruticosa Jerusalem Sage
Phlomis Fruticosa or Jerusalem Sage

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