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TEUCRIUM ackermannii

Commonly known as Silver germander

Small silvery leaves and pink-purple flowers
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  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - violet-purple 2cm (¾in) across
  • Height - 15cm (6in)
  • Spread - 40cm (16in)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - slow-growing, cushion-forming subshrub
  • 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
  • Additional Features - Good to know - spreading. Good for spilling over rock gardens and containers
  • Pests & Diseases - trouble-free
  • Place of origin - garden origin
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Leaf colour (if not green) - Silver - silver-grey, linear leaves to 1cm (½in) long
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers
  • Soil Conditions - Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
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