Teucrium x lucidrys

Hedge germander

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Plant type

Deciduous shrub

Flower colour



Aromatic foliage



Skill level


Teucrium x lucidrys

Plant details

Hedge germander, Teucrium x lucidrys, is a drought-resistant, low-growing bushy shrub clothed in dark green crinkly edged, glossy leaves. In early summer, short spires of small pink flowers appear. It's ideal for growing in Mediterranean schemes, as a hedge in sunny, sheltered situations, and is particularly useful in dry soils and gravel gardens. For best results, cut Teucrium x lucidrys back after flowering.

Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Teucrium

Species: x lucidrys

Plant type: Deciduous shrub

Flower colour: Pink

Feature: Aromatic foliage

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 25cm

Spread: 45cm

Time to take cuttings: June to July

Time to plant: May to June

Flowering period: June to July

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