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Teucrium chamaedrys

Germander

Traditional dwarf shrub with shiny,dark-green oval leaves with scalloped edges. Small rose colored flowers mid-summer to mid-autumn.

Interesting Notes:
Used in formal herb and kot gardens as an edging plant. Leaves can be used to brew a mild flavored tea.

Growing Tips:
Grow in full sun or partial shade, in well-drained,moderately rich soil.


Height: 6-18 Inches

Spread: 20-24 Inches

USDA Zone: 5-10

Color: Green


Attributes:

  • Ground Cover
  • Border or Bed
  • Edging
  • Container

Combo Usage:

  • Filler (main structural)

Brand:

  • One Earth Edibles

Exposure:

  • Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2

Vigor Rating:

  • Steady as she goes