Azure Bush Germander
Teucrium fruticans 'Azureum'
|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.
|Once established, water occasionally.
|Spring through fall
|Fast growing shrub; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
|Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Fast Growing
|Coastal Exposure, Deer Resistant, Erosion Control, Drought Tolerant, Tolerates Urban Pollution
|Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
|Border, Container, Hedge, Hillside
|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.
|Loropetalum (Loropetalum); Lavender Cotton (Santolina); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Tickseed (Coreopsis)
|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.
|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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.