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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Jerusalem sage Jupiter's distaff
Phlomis can be herbaceous perennials or evergreen shrubs, with sage-like leaves and whorls of tubular, hooded flowers over a long period in summer
P. fruticosa is a small spreading evergreen shrub, the erect shoots bearing sage-like, grey-green ovate leaves to 12cm in length. Flowers 3cm in length, hooded, deep yellow, in whorls in the upper leaf axils from early summer
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Loam, Sand
pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Easy to grow in any well-drained fertile soil in full sun. Seed heads can be left over winter for their effect
Propagate by softwood cuttings in summer or division in the spring. Propagate by seed in late spring under cover
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Drought Resistant Low Maintenance Flower borders and beds
Mediterranean Climate Plants Cottage & Informal Garden Coastal
Pruning Pruning group 8 or pruning group 9
Pests Leafhoppers may be a problem
Generally disease free
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