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Germander

Teucrium polium

Also known as

Wood sage

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

30cm

15cm

Min

15cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Germander Overview

This is a low deciduous shrub or subshrub. The leaves are grey and feltish in texture, and the frilly flowers are white to yellow and will appear in early summer to late summer in terminal heads.

How to propagate Germander

Cuttings

You can propagate the shrubs and subshrubs from cuttings in the summer.

Division

The perennials are propagated by division in the autumn or from seeds in the spring.

Seed

Other uses of Germander

Grown for their flowers, foliage (sometimes aromatic) or habit.