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#Teucrium Fruticans

#Teucrium Fruticans
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Price: $2.50
Availability: 100
Model: Plant

1 plant grown in a 7cm pot.


Teucrium fruticans is an evergreen shrub with a grayish blue appearance. It grey/ green leaves are up to 2cm long, pointed and silver white beneath, these are covered on fine hairs and are aromatic. Its leaves appear on a loose framework of narrow stems which are also silver white. The blue/ violet flowers are 15mm long and have the appearance of those of the Salvia family. These appear on the branch tips 

Teucrium fruticans, commonly known as Tree Germander and Shrubby Germander, is native to Southern Europe and North Africa. 

It's an evergreen drought tolerant shrub particularly in poor well drained soils. It may be clipped into any form including a hedge. This plant is extremely drought tolerant once established. 

Ecologically, Teucrium fruticans is attractive to bees. 

Teucrium fruticans will tolerate most well drained soils, including poor soils. It will not tolerate wet soil conditions. 

Teucrium fruticans requires little maintenance, but may be clipped on a regular basis to promote new attractive growth. It may be hard pruned to ground level. 

Present height: Between 8 and 12 cm. Plants have been trimmed to encourage better growth. 

Price is per plant and does not include freight.  around 150  plants were available at time of listing. Please contact us for present availability. Freight at cost can be arranged anywhere in NZ. Pickup is at 417 Kaikorai Valley Road, Dunedin. Contact us before calling please. Phone 03 4534888, 0277255795 or brian@budgetplants.co.nz.
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