Phlomis tuberosa

(Jerusalem Sage)
Phlomis tuberosa
  • Phlomis-tuberosa1
Upright purple stems (square if dissected) carry handsome whorls of hooded, lavender flowers all the way up above a mat of heart-shaped serrated mid green leaves that become darker with age.
9cm (£5.40)?
Delivered in 7 - 10 days
£5.40  each OR £15.30 for three

Flower attributes

Colour: Lilac

Flowers: July, August, and September


Soil: Well-drained

Planting position: Sun/Partial Shade

Height x spread: 90cm x 60cm


Rabbit Resistant

Wildlife Friendly

Suitable for cutting

Care advice

Easy to grow but in my experience prefers a heavier soil that is well-drained to a sandy soil. Leave the flower stems throughout the winter to provide form. However, these can be slow to established.