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Scientific Name: Phlomis russeliana
Pronunciation: FLOE-miss russ-ul-ee-AY-nuh
Common Name: sticky Jerusalem sage
Family Name: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Key ID Features: Leaves basal and then opposite on flowering stem, ovate, up to 25 cm long; florets, two shades of yellow, numerous, in compact whorled clusters.
Course(s): not used (off campus)

Habit: Arching, Spreading
Form: Mounded, Round
Texture: Medium - coarse
Mature Size:
Height:0.7 - 1.3m
Spread:0.6 - 1.0m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Central / west Asia (Turkey and Syria)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Container planting, Cut flower or foliage, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border
Additional Info: Google
sticky Jerusalem sage
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Basal, Opposite
Texture/ Venation:
Surfaces: Pubescent
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Ovate

Inflorescence Type: Floriferous
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Bilabiate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, Yellow, (pale yellow)
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Not showy, Ovary separates into four tiny mericarps or "nutlets" that are enclosed in a persistent calyx
Bark or Stem Colour:

Propagation: Seed, Division - above ground parts, Division - below ground parts
Pest Susceptibility: Deer resistant
(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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