Skip to main content

Silver Bush Germander

$52.00

Teucrium fruticans (Non-native)

Teucrium fruticans, commonly called tree germander or bush germander, are medium-sized evergreen shrubs native to southern Europe. The fragrant, ovate leaves are grey-green and reach around 0.75" long. The twigs and undersides of the foliage are covered in fine, velvety white hairs. Small blue flowers (approximately 1" long) bloom seasonally at the ends of the branches. Mature plants will reach up to 7' wide with an equal spread and take on a mounding habit.

Best grown in medium to dry, loose, neutral to slightly alkaline, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerant of shallow, rocky soils with low fertility, wind, heat, and salt spray. Tolerates some drought once established. Hardy in zones 8-10. If planted in the colder end of its hardiness range, moderate to severe stem dieback is possible. Site in a protected location to help prevent this. Its habit can be somewhat leggy but takes well to prune.

Height: 4'-7"

Spread: 4’-7'
Bloom: Seasonal Bloomer
Light: Full Sun
Water: Low, Moderate
Zone:  8, 9, 10
Origin: Western Mediterranean

Your Cart

Your cart is currently empty.
Click here to continue shopping.
Thanks for contacting us! We'll get back to you shortly. Thanks for subscribing Thanks! We will notify you when it becomes available! The max number of items have already been added There is only one item left to add to the cart There are only [num_items] items left to add to the cart