COMMON NAME Phlomis
TYPE clumping, herbaceous, deciduous perennial with gray green leaves and erect stems of hooded yellow flower clusters
GROWTH ENVIRONMENT sunny borders, shrub borders, hot dry areas
SOIL Fertile well – drained soil, drought tolerant
ZONE 3 – 9
SIZE 2’ – 4’
FLOWER COLOR yellow flowers borne in clusters around the tall stiff stems at intervals to the top
NARRATIVE This is a large scale perennial suitable to grow in a sunny border especially among tall grasses. The grey green leaves offer a color contrast to other plants with green or reddish foliage. The spent flowers become ornamental seed heads in winter. Deer resistant and rabbit resistant. Drought tolerant.