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TEUCRIUM x lucidrys

Commonly known as Hedge germander

Small rose-pink flowers in mid to late summer. Low-growing, spreading
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - small, dark green leaves
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - rose pink
  • Height - 15-25cm (6-10in)
  • Spread - 30-60cm (12-24in)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - clump-forming, bushy shrub. Produces spikes of dainty pink flowers
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - a good subject for lining a pathway. Substitute for box. Wildlife plant - insects
  • Medicinal properties - a traditional subject for a knot garden
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - Mediterranean
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage - - aromatic when bruised
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Neutral to alkaline soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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15-25cm (6-10in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  30-60cm (12-24in)
 

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