Details

 

Phlomis russeliana is a hardy perennial that can grow to 90cm in height, with large, ovate, rough-textured grey-green leaves. Stout stems bear whorls of hooded, soft yellow flowers 3cm in length

 

Hardiness

All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets

H6 - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15)

 

Sunlight

Full sun

Aspect

East-facing, South-facing, West-facing

Exposure

Sheltered or Exposed

 

Moisture

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

 

Soil

Chalk, Sand, Loam

 

pH

Acid, Alkaline or Neutral

 

Size

Ultimate height

0.5 – 1 metre

Ultimate spread

0.1 – 0.5 metres

Time to Ultimate size

About 2 – 5 Years

 

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun; will tolerate partial shade

 

Propagation

Propagate by division or seed in spring

 

Suggested planting locations and garden types

Flower borders and beds Cottage & Informal Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants

 

How to care

Pruning

Prune immediately after flowering

Pests

Leafhoppers may be a problem

 

Diseases

Generally disease free

Phlomis russeliana

£7.80Price
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    0131 445 4698

    Damhead Nursery
    Damhead Farm
    Lothianburn
    Midlothian
    EH10 7DZ