Phlomis tuberosa

Purple Phlomis

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Item #: 1729

Zones: 3a to 9b, guessing


Height: 12" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Asia

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

P. tuberosa is a perennial phlomis, different from the shrubby P. fruticosa. This species forms a basal clump of arrowhead like green leaves, giving rise in spring to 3-5' spikes of purple whorled flowers....a great plant when mixed into the perennial border.