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A picture of a Teucrium chamaedrys

Teucrium chamaedrys

Teucrium chamaedrys

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

40cm

Max

40cm

30cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Teucrium chamaedrys Overview

This is an evergreen species which is grown for its bright green foliage and bushy growth habit. The leaves are glossy green, toothed and ovate, and the flowers are produced in spikes of pale to deep rosy pink, in early summer to late summer. It is often used to form a low hedge.

How to propagate Teucrium chamaedrys

Cuttings

Softwood the shrubs and sub-shrubs or semi-ripe cuttings in summer, perennials by seed or division in spring.

Division

Seed

Special features of Teucrium chamaedrys

Hedge plant

Other uses of Teucrium chamaedrys

Border, edging, hedging, rock garden