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Eremostachys laciniata, Phlomis laciniata, Desert Spike

Eremostachys laciniata, Phlomis laciniata

Desert Spike
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Eastern Mediterranean
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterOrnamental foliageYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
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Eremostachys laciniata is well-adapted to life in the eastern Mediterranean - the leaves emerge after the winter rains, the flowers are produced in the spring, and by summer the whole plant has died back to the ground in order to avoid the heat.

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