Phlomis cashmeriana

Sage-Kashmir

Phlomis cashmeriana

Photo Credit: Stonehouse Nursery

Phlomis cashmeriana

Photo Credit: Stonehouse Nursery


Phlomis cashmeriana

Sage-Kashmir

This unique, underused perennial bears tall stalks carrying whorls of showy lavender pink, snapdragon-like flowers. Its long, fuzzy, green leaves with silvery undersides are evergreen in some climates. A striking architectural plant that is easy to grow in any well-drained soil. Very tolerant of heat and drought.

Plant Details

  • Zone: 5 - 9
  • Height: 24-36"
  • Spread: 18-24"
  • Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
  • Soil Moisture: Low Water Needs
  • Drought tolerant: Yes, Once Established
  • Bloom time: Early Summer, Late Spring
  • Foliage Color: Green Shades
  • Flower Color: Pink Shades
  • Fragrant: No
  • Good Cut Flower: Yes
  • Native: Not native to North America
  • Deer resistant: Yes
  • Rabbit resistant: Yes
  • Bee-friendly: Yes
  • Attracts butterflies: Yes
  • Attracts hummingbirds: No
  • Groundcover: No
  • Roy Diblik Favorite: No

Plant Details

  • Zone: 5 - 9
  • Height: 24-36"
  • Spread: 18-24"
  • Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
  • Soil Moisture: Low Water Needs
  • Drought tolerant: Yes, Once Established
  • Bloom time: Early Summer, Late Spring
  • Foliage Color: Green Shades
  • Flower Color: Pink Shades
  • Fragrant: No
  • Good Cut Flower: Yes
  • Native: Not native to North America
  • Bee-friendly: Yes
  • Deer resistant: Yes
  • Rabbit resistant: Yes
  • Attracts butterflies: Yes
  • Attracts hummingbirds: No
  • Groundcover: No
  • Roy Diblik Favorite: No

Grower Information

  • PowerPlug Size(s): 32s
  • Optimal Planting Time: Spring
  • Retail Sales Window: Summer
  • Moisture in Production: Average, Low
  • Requires Shade in Production: No
  • Vernalization Required for Bloom: No
  • Vernalization Beneficial: Yes