Phlomis - Jerusalem Sage (Phlomis Fruticosa) Organic Non GMO Wildflower Mediterranean Herb

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Phlomis - Jerusalem Sage (Phlomis Fruticosa) Organic Non GMO Wildflower Mediterranean Herb

Height 2 to 4 ft


Phlomis fritocosa, is an organic, non-GMO herb celebrated for its versatile applications. With aromatic leaves and a robust presence, this herb is cherished for both ornamental and medicinal purposes. Cultivated in compliance with organic standards, Phlomis is nurtured without genetically modified organisms, ensuring a natural and pure herb. Its distinctive fragrance and herbal properties make it a valuable addition to gardens and herbal remedies alike.

Phlomis fritocosa has a shrubby and short growth habit; typically grows to a height of 2 to 4 feet  with a spread of about 3 to 5 feet. The plant is low maintenance. Very decorative and boasts distinctive whorls of tubular, hooded, pale yellow flowers arranged on tall spikes, creating an appealing display. The opposite leaves are heart-shaped and possess a woolly texture, enhancing the overall aesthetic. Stems are robust and covered in fine hairs.

Growing Instructions:

  • Full sun will tolerate light shade
  • Average, sandy and clay soils
  • Can direct sow into prepared seed beds after all danger of frost, in groups of 3-4 seeds spaced 24 to 30 in apart. 
  • Seeds sometimes take up to 2 months to sprout, so it is best to start them indoors 2 to 3 months before the last spring frost.
  • Plant in starter mix in cell packs or flats. 
  • Lightly cover with soil; keep temperature consistent at 65 F and keep soil moist but not saturated until seeds sprout.
  • Once sprouted, place in a sunny area that is protected from strong winds.
  • Plant out after all risk of frost has passed.
  • Germination: 40 to 60 days
  • Water regularly in the first season to help it establish - drought tolerant in mild summer climates, provide moderate moisture where summers are hot.
  • Seed Count: 5