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Teucrium fruticans 'Azureum' (Shrubby germander 'Azureum')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
1.2m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
1.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Teucrium fruticans 'Azureum'

Other names: Shrubby germander 'Azureum', Tree germander 'Azureum'

Genus: Teucrium Teucrium

Variety or Cultivar: 'Azureum' _ 'Azureum' is a small, bushy, evergreen shrub with arching shoots, aromatic, grey-green leaves with silver-white undersides and, in summer, whorls of dark blue flowers with prominent stamens borne on upright, terminal racemes.


Teucrium fruticans 'Azureum' is: Evergreen

Flower: Dark-blue in Summer

Foliage: Grey-green in All seasons

Habit: Cushion or Mound Forming

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

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General care

Pruning: Pruning Group 7 - Cut back in early spring to within 2 or 3 buds from the base, or to a permanent framework.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-ripe cuttings, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Teucrium fruticans 'Azureum' (Shrubby germander 'Azureum') will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 1.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Garden edging, Containers, Rock

Cultivation: Plant in loamy, moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in a sheltered border or against a warm, sunny wall. Prefers full sun.

Soil type: Loamy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)


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Botanical name: Teucrium fruticans 'Azureum'

Other names: Shrubby germander 'Azureum', Tree germander 'Azureum'

Genus: Teucrium Teucrium

Variety or Cultivar: 'Azureum' _ 'Azureum' is a small, bushy, evergreen shrub with arching shoots, aromatic, grey-green leaves with silver-white undersides and, in summer, whorls of dark blue flowers with prominent stamens borne on upright, terminal racemes.


Teucrium fruticans 'Azureum' is: Evergreen

Flower: Dark-blue in Summer

Foliage: Grey-green in All seasons

Habit: Cushion or Mound Forming

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

General care

Pruning: Pruning Group 7 - Cut back in early spring to within 2 or 3 buds from the base, or to a permanent framework.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-ripe cuttings, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Teucrium fruticans 'Azureum' (Shrubby germander 'Azureum') will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 1.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Garden edging, Containers, Rock

Cultivation: Plant in loamy, moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in a sheltered border or against a warm, sunny wall. Prefers full sun.

Soil type: Loamy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)


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