Definition of Jerusalem sage

1. Noun. A spreading subshrub of Mediterranean regions cultivated for dense axillary whorls of purple or yellow flowers.

Exact synonyms: Phlomis Fruticosa
Group relationships: Genus Phlomis
Generic synonyms: Subshrub, Suffrutex

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Literary usage of Jerusalem sage

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"jerusalem sage. A garden name for the species of Phlomis, L.— Miller's Gard. Diet. Jerusalem Star. ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"¡omis, and the name jerusalem sage or Sage of Jerusalem was not given to the genus Phlomis until later ... jerusalem sage. A garden name for the species of ..."

3. An Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1869)
"jerusalem sage, is a native of Spain, with yellow flowers, appearing in June and July. This is a greyish evergreen shrub, growing 4 or 5 feet high, and, ..."

4. Planting and Ornamental Gardening: A Practical Treatise by Marshall, Marshall (William) (1785)
"... The YELLOW PHLOMIS, or jerusalem sage ; a non-deciduous beary ... I. The YELLOW PHLOMIS, or jerusalem sage. ..."

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