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Phlomis chrysophylla

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Phlomis chrysophylla, the golden-leaved Jerusalem sage, is a species of flowering plant in the family Lamiaceae [1], native to south west Asia. It is an evergreen shrub growing to 1 m (3 ft) tall by 1.2 m (4 ft) wide, with woolly-textured, sage-like leaves that turn lime green with age, and yellow flowers carried in the leaf axils in early summer.[2]

The specific epithet chrysophylla means "golden-leaved".[3]

In cultivation it requires some protection in winter. It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.[4]

References

  1. ^ "RHS Plant Selector - Phlomis chrysophylla". Retrieved 25 May 2013.
  2. ^ RHS A-Z encyclopedia of garden plants. United Kingdom: Dorling Kindersley. 2008. p. 1136. ISBN 1405332964.
  3. ^ Harrison, Lorraine (2012). RHS Latin for gardeners. United Kingdom: Mitchell Beazley. p. 224. ISBN 9781845337315.
  4. ^ "AGM Plants - Ornamental" (PDF). Royal Horticultural Society. July 2017. p. 76. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
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Phlomis chrysophylla: Brief Summary

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Phlomis chrysophylla, the golden-leaved Jerusalem sage, is a species of flowering plant in the family Lamiaceae , native to south west Asia. It is an evergreen shrub growing to 1 m (3 ft) tall by 1.2 m (4 ft) wide, with woolly-textured, sage-like leaves that turn lime green with age, and yellow flowers carried in the leaf axils in early summer.

The specific epithet chrysophylla means "golden-leaved".

In cultivation it requires some protection in winter. It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

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