Phlomis fruticosa 'Nana'

Phlomis fruticosa (Compact Form)

Semi-evergreen Perennial

A compact form of an old favorite—this dwarf variety of Jerusalem sage offers all that its larger cousin does, but in a smaller package suitable for city gardens. Drought tolerant, easy-care, and looks great for many months.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun, Reflected Heat

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low


Size: 24 - 36 tall x 24 - 36 wide
Shape / Form: Compact, Rounded
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Dwarf / Compact Plant, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Flowers, Low Maintenance

Foliage Color: Silver / Gray, Green

Flower Color: Yellow, Yellow / Gold
Bloom Season: Jun, Jul, Summer
Flower Shape: Whorl

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Hell Strip, Mixed Border, Small Gardens
Special Situations: Low Water / No Water, Reflected Heat, Tough / Fool-Proof
Wildlife: Bees, Butterflies, Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Three Seasons of Interest
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

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