Tuberous Jerusalem Sage

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Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Phlomis tuberosa
Common Name: Tuberous Jerusalem Sage
Type: Herbaceous Perennial
Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9
Bloom Time: May to July
Height: 24-48 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun
Soil Conditions: Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: Purple
Wildlife: Bees, Birds, Butterflies
Special Characteristics:
  • Looks like pompoms on a stick
  • Huge deep green leaves look similar to monarda
  • Part of the mint family
  • Great seedheads
  • Leave up for winter interest
  • Easy to transplant
  • Does not need staking, despite its height
  • Established plants are drought tolerant