JERUSALEM SAGE Phlomis Seeds
A 3-4 foot hardy perennial with 6-8 inch olive green heart-shaped leaves. Spreads quickly and thickly (without being invasive) to form an easy to grow weed suppressing ground cover. Whorls of butter-yellow hooded flowers appear from July to September. The blooms remain attractive even after they fade-drying out and remaining upright and visible throughout the winter. Winter hardy to zone 4.
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How to Plant JERUSALEM SAGE Seeds
Sow seed in cell packs or flats,
press into soil and lightly
cover. Kept at 65° F.
germination averages 40-60 days.
Can direct sow into prepared
seed beds after all danger of frost,
in groups of 3-4 seeds spaced
24-30 inches apart. Thin to the
Comments: Full or part sun. Drought tolerant in mild summer climates, provide moderate moisture where summers are hot. Flowers are excellent for cutting, can be dried for winter arrangements. Plants are deer resistant perennials.