Phlomis viscosa/Jerusalem Sage, Viscid Jerusalem Sage

Phlomis viscosa / Phlomis viscosa
Clusters of flowers along tall stems
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Clusters of flowers along tall stems

Spsring flowers

A healthy planting in the Zurich, Switzerland Botanical Garden

A close view of flowers

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Scientific Name: Phlomis viscosa
Common Name: Jerusalem Sage, Viscid Jerusalem Sage
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This is a drought tolerant perennial that produces wooly leaves and clusters of bright yellow, wooly flowers. Performs best in full sunlight and a well drained soil.