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Germander Teucrium chamaedrys

Other Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
TEW-kree-um kam-EE-dris
Description

Attracts bees, decorative plant. Subshrub often grown as an herb.

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#bees#evergreen#drought tolerant#perennial#winter interest#rabbit resistant#herb garden#ncemgva2018#deer resistant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#bees#evergreen#drought tolerant#perennial#winter interest#rabbit resistant#herb garden#ncemgva2018#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Teucrium
    Species:
    chamaedrys
    Family:
    Lamiaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Wildlife Value:
    Bees
    Play Value:
    Wildlife Food Source
    Dimensions:
    Height: 0 ft. 10 in. - 1 ft. 6 in.
    Width: 0 ft. 8 in. - 0 ft. 10 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ground Cover
    Herb
    Shrub
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Mounding
    Rounded
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
    Maintenance:
    Low
    Texture:
    Fine
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Sand
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Piedmont
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    < 1 inch
    Leaf Description:
    0.2 to 1 in. opposite, simple dark green leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Rock Wall
    Walkways
    Landscape Theme:
    Cottage Garden
    Edible Garden
    Rock Garden
    Winter Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Hedge
    Mass Planting
    Attracts:
    Bees
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Rabbits