Purple Jerusalem Sage

Phlomis purpurea

This rare sage relative is pollinator friendly and deer resistant. An evergreen plant with furry, heart-shaped foliage. Excellent groundcover, border, bank and rock garden plant. The hooded, rosy-lavender flowers appear Summer through Fall.

Water: Drought tolerant on the coast, otherwise needs Summer water

Hardiness: Frost Hardy

Habit: This tough perennial has beautiful grey-green woolly foliage. Grows 4 to 6' tall and wide

Light: Full Sun to Light Shade

Soil: Adaptable but likes good garden soil

Origin: Spain, Portugal and Morocco

Additional Characteristics: Deer Resistant

Purple Jerusalem Sage