There are no edible uses listed for Phlomis samia.
Plants have large heart-shaped leaves that overlap to make an extremely effective weed suppressing ground cover
There are no material uses listed for Phlomis samia.
There are no medicinal uses listed for Phlomis samia.
Seed - sow spring in a greenhouse and only just cover the seed. Germinates quickly. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts.
Division in spring or autumn
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Succeeds in most well-drained soils in full sun or light shade
. Succeeds in dry soils. Requires a position sheltered from strong winds
Very hardy, tolerating temperatures down to about -15°c.
A vigorous species forming large clumps of spreading stems.
Very similar to P. russeliana, differing mainly in this species having pink flowers
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Associations & Interactions
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Polycultures & Guilds
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? 1.01.11.21.184.108.40.206 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)
? 2.02.1 Phillips. R. & Rix. M. Perennials Volumes 1 and 2. Pan Books ISBN 0-330-30936-9 (1991-00-00)