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Phlomis taurica

Common Name:

Plant Type:
Deciduous perennial
Family:
Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)
Geographic Origin:
Central and Eastern Europe
California Native?:
No
Plant Size:
1-2 feet high
Landscape/Garden Uses:
borders
Flowering Season:
Summer
Flower Color:
Lavender pink
Exposure:
Full sun
Soils:
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 0 degrees F. or less
Perennial phlomis keeps broad furry green leaves low; flower spikes to 2 feet carry whorls of soft mauve pink flowers in summer. Dormant in winter.