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botanical name:
Teucrium x lucidrys
Teucrium x lucidrys © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Hedge Germander, Wall Germander
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 0.30m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: mauve
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
description:
Low, densely bushy evergreen with dark green, toothed, oak-like leaves and whorls of mauve-pink flowers.



cultivation:
Very well drained soil in sun in a protected position. Best grown on or near a wall.

usage:
Rock, gravel and herb gardens, Good edging plant.
User as a culinary and medicinal herb, it may be taken for dyspepsia or used in liqueurs, vermouths and tonic wines

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