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TEUCRIUM fruticans 'Azureum'

Commonly known as Shrubby germander

Deeper blue form of this spreading wind tolerant plant
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Grey-green leaves to 2cm (¾in) long, white-woolly beneath.
  • Blue
  • Height
    60-100cm (24-39in)
  • Spread
    1-1.5m (3-5ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Bushy shrub with arching, white-woolly shoots. Produces whorls of flowers 2.5cm (1in) long with prominent stamens in terminal racemes to 10cm (4in) long.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun

TEUCRIUM fruticans 'Azureum'

 
Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£15.00 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2024

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Established plants can be clipped.
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Mediterranean
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suits a sunny border
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

  • Scented Plants
    Scented foliage
    Aromatic foliage.
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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60-100cm (24-39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1-1.5m (3-5ft)
 

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

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Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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