Phlomis russeliana

£4.50

From large weed-smothering clumps of soft heart-shaped leaves rise stiff stems carrying whorls of rich-yellow hooded flowers in midsummer. The seedheads, whether green or dried, are equally effective.

 

29 in stock (can be backordered)

Description

 

Although it looks tender, this Syrian plant is actually bone-hardy, stout stems bearing tiered whorls of hooded, butter yellow flowers in summer, above rough heart-shaped basal leaves. A valuable and easy plant that thrives in almost any soil. Rich buttery yellow flowers appear in June-Aug. Grey green heart shaped basal leaves. Impressive seedheads. Good ground cover.

Position: Almost anywhere!!
• Soil: Almost any soil other than boggy ground!
• Rate of growth: Moderate
• Flowering period: Late summer
• Hardiness: Fully hardy
• Pot size: 1L
• Eventual height and spread: 90 x 60cm