Teucrium fruticans

Teucrium fruticans

Teucrium fruticans is an ornamental aromatic shrub belonging to the Lamiaceae family. This Mediterranean native is commonly known as tree germander or shrubby germander and characterized by grey stems covered with dense hairs and grey-green leaves with white undersides. The blue flowers bloom between spring and summer. It is suitable for sunny and dry areas.


Common Nametree germander/ shrubby germander
Botanical nameTeucrium fruticans
Life CyclePerennial
Basic ColourBlue
Height0.3 – > 1.5 cm
Altitude1300 m
Bloom TimeMarch -> September
Plant TypeShrub, Ornamental , Aromatic
Fruit TypeAchene
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Used PartsWhole plant
Plant UsesPerfumery, Ornamental
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USDA Zone8 (-12), 9 (-7), 10 (-1)
Sun ExposureSun, Part shade
Soil pHAlkaline, Neutral
Soil MoistureDry
Soil Type Stony, Rocky
Propagationby seeds / by sowing, by Cuttings, Self sows
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