When should I prune Jerusalem sage?

Jerusalem sage is also drought-tolerant and can be planted in hot, exposed areas of the landscape. This attractive plant is hardy to about twenty-three degrees Fahrenheit. It should be heavily pruned in late winter and given applications of ammonium phosphate fertilizer in spring.

How do you care for phlomis Fruticosa?

Sun, Water and Fertilizer. Phlomis fruticosa can grow in different types of soil, but it thrives in a soil that is well-drained and sandy. It thrives in full sun, although it can do well with a little bit of afternoon shade. Jerusalem sage will perform well in poor soils, as long as they are well drained.

How do you divide phlomis Russeliana?

Inspect the roots of the phlomis to look for the horizontal runners that connect the different sections of the plant. Cut the runners cleanly with a knife to separate the sections, and ease the removed section from the parent plant as you untangle the roots. Repeat as needed to remove more sections from the plant.

Do you cut back Jerusalem sage?

Care and maintenance. Phlomis can be a little untidy in their shape, so cut plants back in spring to contain them.

Should I deadhead Jerusalem sage?

Deadheading will encourage it to re-bloom again during the season. Or, leave it alone and let the interesting star shaped seed heads have their moment. The flowers can be cut for bouquets and vases, or used as a dried flower. Jerusalem Sage is not a true sage plant, but a member of the mint family.

Does phlomis need full sun?

Where to plant Phlomis. Grow phlomis in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade.

How do you propagate phlomis Fruticosa?

Propagation. You can propagate these plants by softwood cuttings in summer and by division in spring. You can also propagate Phlomis plants by seeds under proper cover in late spring.

Do you cut back Phlomis?

How do you look after phlomis Russeliana?

Where to grow

  1. Suggested uses. Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean.
  2. Cultivation. Plant in any well-drained fertile soil in full sun.
  3. Soil type. Chalky, Loamy, Sandy.
  4. Soil drainage. Moist but well-drained, Well-drained.
  5. Soil pH. Acid, Alkaline, Neutral.
  6. Light.
  7. Aspect.
  8. Exposure.

Should I cut back Phlomis?

These flowering perennials are Evergreen: Comb or rake off any old, tired or dead leaves and flowers in spring. If needed evergreens can be cut back (by up to half) at almost any time from April to July. Do not cut back in autumn or winter.

How do you care for phlomis Russeliana?

Phlomis russeliana

  1. Position: full sun.
  2. Soil: any fertile, well-drained soil.
  3. Rate of growth: average-fast.
  4. Flowering period: May to September.
  5. Hardiness: fully hardy.
  6. Garden care: In mid-spring shorten any frost-damaged stems, cutting back to just above a healthy bud.