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By Leighmc

United Kingdom Gb

Hi. I have no gardening knowledge, but have seen a plant that I would like to get for my garden. The gardener who planted it cannot remember its name, and my friend who run a garden center in the past does not know either! Does anyone know what this plant is called. I have established that it is a perennial.
Thanks in advance.




Its a Phlomis, probably fruiticosa, Common name jerusalem sage. and if you live near by, you could have mine.

24 Jul, 2012


By the sounds of things you do not like yours?? I live in Brighton so if you are near by let me know!! Thanks for your reply. Much appreciated. I can now try and hunt it down.

24 Jul, 2012


i like the form of it too! Looks good in a clump and I'm wondering if insects like it. I take it that these are the seedheads as i can see a few petals hanging on. Don't think I've seen it before.

24 Jul, 2012


Those are definitely the flowers. They just go dark straw coloured when they have finished.

24 Jul, 2012


I have it in my garden, its Phlomis russeliana, the seedheads make great dried flowers.

24 Jul, 2012


And the phlomis in the picture may even have come from one plant originally a few years ago They spread slowly but steadily and will eventually fill a good sized space if you want them to. But easy to keep in check otherwise.

I have Phlomis Russeliana and think its a super plant

24 Jul, 2012


Sorry not close, cardigan bay.

25 Jul, 2012

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