Phlomis angustissima

Dwarf Golden Turkish Sage

8-10" tall x 12-15" wide. A fabulously beautiful dwarf Jerusalem Sage, Phlomis angustissima is a beautiful wildflower from the mountain of Turkey, this compact perennial has spikes of bright golden-yellow flowers and attractive gray-green quilted foliage. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
Zones 5 - 9
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Groundcover
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
20 to 30"
Mature Plant Size 8-10" tall 12-15" wide
Bloom Time Late spring to early summer
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Size Plant - 5" Pot
SKU HC015358

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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8-10" tall x 12-15" wide. A fabulously beautiful dwarf Jerusalem Sage, Phlomis angustissima blooms in late spring with numerous spikes of bright golden-yellow flowers. The foliage, fuzzy and gray-green, grows on a small, compact plant. Slow to propagate, we've been working on this rare plant for many years, its a long lived and trouble-free grower that thrives in the Western US. Limited availability, so order early.
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SKU
HC015358
Ships To Canada
No
Common Name
Dwarf Golden Turkish Sage
Botanical Name
Phlomis angustissima
Zones
5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Yellow
Height
12 inches
Mature Height
8-10" tall
Mature Spread
12-15" wide
Bloom Time
Late Spring - Early Summer
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer
Ships As
Potted Plant
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Average Soil, Low Fertility Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Soil Moisture
Drought Resistant / Waterwise
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30"
Advantages
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Groundcover
Ideal Region
West, Western Only, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Item Package Size
Plant - 5" Pot
Planting Guides
Phlomis (Jeruselum Sage) - a huge genus of sage-like plants that range from Europe across Asia into China. Almost completely resistant to browsing deer and rabbits.

Preferred growing conditions
  • Plant in most soil types including clay. Generally, they prefer to be planted in a full sun location. Phlomis cashmeriana is an exception and does well in part to full dappled shade.
  • Mulch with common mulching materials except of moisture climates where plants should remain unmulched.
  • Water regularly the first growing season to establish the plant. Thereafter, weekly or bi-weekly deep watering is all this plant needs.
  • Deadheading is will not bring the plants back into flower, but keeps the attractive foliage looking tidy. Cut tall flowering stems where they emerge from the mound of low foliage.
  • Fertilize lightly in the fall with a half and half blend of Yum Yum Mix and good quality compost.
  • Special comments
  • Phlomis seed heads are ornamental and provide winter interest; leave standing over the winter and cut off in early to mid-spring along with the old foliage.
  • Many species can be divided in mid-spring if more plants are needed.
  • These are low care perennials that don't like rich soil or a lot of water; this makes the plants leggy and prone to flopping.

  • View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.
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