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Shrubby Germander

Teucrium fruticans

Also known as

Tree Germander

Olivilla-1 by Philmarin (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1.5m

1m

Min

1m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Shrubby Germander Overview

Evergreen shrub species capable of growing to a maximum height and spread of around 1.5m. It has dark green foliage coloured with white on the underside and stems covered in hairs, giving a felted texture. Produces delicate, attractively veined, light blue, 2-lipped flowers measuring around 2.5cm in length.

How to propagate Shrubby Germander

Cuttings

Shrubs and subshrubs from cuttings in summer; perennials are propagated by division in autumn or from seed in spring.

Division

Seed

Other uses of Shrubby Germander

Bee-attracting flowers. Seaside gardens, low hedge.