Azure Bush Germander

Teucrium fruticans 'Azureum'

Pronunciation: TEW-kri-um fru-ti-CANS
SKU #07274
8-9

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OVERVIEW
Description This tough performer has aromatic gray-green leaves with silvery white undersides that shimmer in the sunlight. Flowers are a darker blue than other varieties. Tolerates poor, rocky soils. An attractive, waterwise solution for fast-draining, unimproved slopes, and minimal care gardens. A nice container accent. Evergreen.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established, water occasionally.
Blooms Spring through fall
Mature Size Fast growing shrub; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Problems/Solutions Coastal Exposure, Deer Resistant, Erosion Control, Drought Tolerant, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Mounding
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge, Hillside
Design Ideas The blue flowers of this germander are much sought after in gardens. Use this shrub in the border as an accent with other blues or contrast it with bright colored shrubs and perennials. A good choice for poor soils.
Flower Color Blue
Foliage Color Gray-green
Companion Plants Loropetalum (Loropetalum); Lavender Cotton (Santolina); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Tickseed (Coreopsis)
CARE
Care Provide average, neutral to slightly alkaline, loose, well-drained soil; avoid heavy clay with poor drainage. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates drought. Fertilize in early spring. Does not require pruning, but tolerates shearing well.
HISTORY
Lore Teucrium was named for Teucer, the legendary first king of Troy who pioneered use of these plants as medicinals.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-9

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Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 6

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