Turkish Sage - Phlomis russeliana
Phlomis russeliana is a hairy plant growing to 90cm in height, with large, ovate, rough-textured leaves. Stout stems bear whorls of hooded, soft yellow flowers 3cm in length, the spent seed capsules often remaining visible to the new season.
Grown as a garden plant and sometimes escaping and persisting for a while in the wild.
Flowering from mid-summer onwards.
Few records of this plant in the wild in Britain.
Rare or under recorded in the wild in Leicestershire and Rutland. It was not recorded in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records
- RED = 2020+
- DARK BLUE = 2015-2019
- LIGHT BLUE = pre 2015