We appreciate the germander for its pretty evergreen silvery and slightly bluish foliage.
In summary, what you need to know:
Last name : Teucrium fruticans
Family : Lamiaceae
Type : Shrub
Height : 1 to 1.5 m
Exposure : Sunny
Ground : Ordinary, well drained
Foliage : Persistent -Flowering : February to August
Planting shrub germander
Germander is preferably planted in spring, it is heat resistant and frost down to -10 ° which makes it a hardy plant.
- She likes sunny situations.
- Germander is not very sensitive to drought.
- It tolerates any type of soil but well drained, even poor and stony.
Follow our advice planting shrubs.
Shrub germander size
Pruning this shrub is absolutely not essential, but only if you want to give it a rounded shape.
In this case, prune it frequently.
If you just want to balance or cut back the branches, then do so in late summer, after flowering.
Good to know about shrub germander
Shrub germander is particularly suitable for shaping low hedges but also in beds or topiaries.
It is resistant to most climatic conditions, but in the event of strong lasting frosts, it should not be forgotten to protect it.
From its Latin name Teucrium fruticans, the Shrub Germander or Tree Germander, is part of the large lamiaceae family.
Germander is a protected species in France.
Tip about germander
By the sea, plant a Germandrée because it is very resistant to wind and spray.