Information for Phlomis tuberosa

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 24219
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:6
Type of plant - perennial
Flower: PURPLE-PINK 2cm., very hairy, in term whorls, spike to 30cm. long
Fruit: .................(germ. 2-4 weeks)
Foliage: oblong-ovate, to 25cm. long...stems RED....roots bear small edible tubers
Height in meters: 1-2
Phlomis tuberosa seeds may be subject to seasonal availability

Common names for Phlomis tuberosa: Knolliges Brandkraut,  Phlomis Bronze Flamingo, 

Phlomis tuberosa is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
1:   Stock list
6:   Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List
19:   Everlasting and Dried Flower Seeds Australian and Other
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
44:   Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties
77:   Central European Native and Introduced Plants
78:   South Eastern European Native and Introduced Plants
106:   Central Asian Native Plant Seed List
454:  Lamiaceae
712:  Labiatae
720:   Fire Resistant Plants

Germination guide
Phlomis tuberosa seeds will usually germinate in 14-42 days. Sow seeds about 1mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 15C.

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