Shrubs & Trees (T)

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TEUCRIUM ackermannii, Germander TEUCRIUM ackermannii
Germander

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Attractive silver-green foliage. Profusely branched shrublet with a spreading habit, 3-6" x 18". Good border, rock garden or container plant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Blooms: summer. Color: rose-purple . Full sun. Water: moderate/dry.

Photo unavailable TEUCRIUM aroanium (syn. T. aroanum)
Gray Creeping Germander

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerates drought, deer and rabbits. Native to Greece. Lavender-pink blooms have a sweet honey scent and cover the plant all season. Good rock garden, xeriscape, bedding, container, or small scale ground cover plant. The foliage trails nicely in the garden and over pots. Attracts bees. Bloom time: spring-fall. Height: 2-3 inches. Width: 18-24 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5.

TEUCRIUM chamaedrys, Wall Germander TEUCRIUM chamaedrys
Wall Germander

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: Drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant. Nice evergreen rock garden, ground cover, border and hedge plant. Attracts butterflies. Tolerates coast. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: red-purple. Size: 1-2' x 1-2'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

TEUCRIUM chamaedrys, Wall Germander TEUCRIUM chamaedrys
Wall Germander

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: Drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant. Nice evergreen rock garden, ground cover, border and hedge plant. Attracts butterflies. Tolerates coast. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: red-purple. Size: 1-2' x 1-2'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

TEUCRIUM chamaedrys, Wall Germander TEUCRIUM chamaedrys
Wall Germander

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: Drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant. Nice evergreen rock garden, ground cover, border and hedge plant. Attracts butterflies. Tolerates coast. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: red-purple. Size: 1-2' x 1-2'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

TEUCRIUM chamaedrys 'Alba', White Wall Germander TEUCRIUM chamaedrys 'Alba'
White Wall Germander

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: Drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant. Nice evergreen rock garden, ground cover, border and hedge plant. Attracts butterflies. Tolerates coast. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: white. Size: 6-12" x 6-12". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

TEUCRIUM chamaedrys 'Alba', White Wall Germander TEUCRIUM chamaedrys 'Alba'
White Wall Germander

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: Drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant. Nice evergreen rock garden, ground cover, border and hedge plant. Attracts butterflies. Tolerates coast. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: white. Size: 6-12" x 6-12". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

Photo unavailable TEUCRIUM chamaedrys 'Alba'
White Wall Germander

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: Drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant. Nice evergreen rock garden, ground cover, border and hedge plant. Attracts butterflies. Tolerates coast. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: white. Size: 6-12" x 6-12". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

TEUCRIUM chamaedrys 'Summer Sunshine', Wall Germander TEUCRIUM chamaedrys 'Summer Sunshine'
Wall Germander

Perennial Herb or Subshrub: Drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant. Nice evergreen rock garden, ground cover, border and edging plant with bright golden foliage. Attracts butterflies. Tolerates coast. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: purple pink. Size: 6-8" x 12-15". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

TEUCRIUM cossonii (syn. T. majoricum), Germander TEUCRIUM cossonii (syn. T. majoricum)
Germander

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Foliage is gray-green above, white underneath. Profusely branched shrublet with a mat forming habit, 4-6" x 2-4'. Good border, rock garden & edging plant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Blooms: summer. Color: rose lavender. Full sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7. (syn. T. cussonii, T. pulverulentum)

TEUCRIUM cossonii (syn. T. majoricum), Germander TEUCRIUM cossonii (syn. T. majoricum)
Germander

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Foliage is gray-green above, white underneath. Profusely branched shrublet with a mat forming habit, 4-6" x 2-4'. Good border, rock garden & edging plant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Blooms: summer. Color: rose lavender. Full sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7. (syn. T. cussonii, T. pulverulentum)

TEUCRIUM cossonii (syn. T. majoricum), Germander TEUCRIUM cossonii (syn. T. majoricum)
Germander

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Foliage is gray-green above, white underneath. Profusely branched shrublet with a mat forming habit, 4-6" x 2-4'. Good border, rock garden & edging plant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Blooms: summer. Color: rose lavender. Full sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7. (syn. T. cussonii, T. pulverulentum)

Photo unavailable TEUCRIUM fruticans 'Curacao' (= 'Ventecu')
Bush Germander, Shrubby Germander

Perennial shrub: Drought, disease, deer and coast tolerant. Tough evergreen low hedge, border and topiary plant with olive-like silvery blue-gray foliage. Attracts butterflies. Thin in late winter. Has larger and bluer flowers than others. Smaller than Teucrium 'Azureum'. Bloom time: autumn and spring. Bloom color: electric blue. Height: 32 inches. Width: 32 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable TRICHOSTEMA lanatum
Woolly Blue Curls

Shrub: Evergreen. Native to dry slopes, south coast ranges of California. Fuzzy violet-blue spikes spring-fall with narrow aromatic leaves. Both the flower & foliage are sweetly fragrant like freshly cut cedar with a hint of lavender. Excellent cut flower. Height: 3-4'. Width: 4-5'. Full sun. Needs good drainage. Hardy to 10 degrees F without freezing back & has been known to recover from the base at temperatures down to below zero.

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