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synonyms: Teucrium aroanum
shrub, evergreen, ground-cover, scented/aromatic
growth rate: slow
growth habit: prostrate
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: purple
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Low growing, carpeting, evergreen subshrub with hairy branching stems of small, aromatic, silver-hairy, grey-green leaves. Two-lipped, veined, pale purple flowers in summer.
Poor, gritty, very well drained, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun.
From seed, or cuttings in summer.
Scree or rock gardens.