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

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.2m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
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

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Dark-blue in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons

How to care

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.

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-ripe cuttings, Softwood cuttings


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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)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

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.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Dark-blue in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons

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.

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-ripe cuttings, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


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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