Teucrium fruticans Upright Form, also known as Bush Germander, is a compact evergreen shrub that grows upright and can reach up to 4-6 feet tall and wide. Its narrow, gray-green leaves have a slightly wrinkled texture and emit a pleasant aroma when crushed. In spring, the plant produces clusters of pale blue-purple flowers that attract bees and butterflies. Teucrium fruticans Upright Form is drought-tolerant and prefers full sun to partial shade. It can be used as a hedge, border plant, or accent in a Mediterranean-style garden or other landscape designs. Its neat growth habit and low maintenance requirements make it a popular choice for landscaping.
Teucrium fruticans Upright Form
Height: Up to 2 meters.
Width: Up to 1.5 meters.
Aspect: Prefers full sun to partial shade and can tolerate a range of soil types, as long as they are well-draining.
Flowers: It produces small, lavender-blue flowers in late spring and early summer that attract bees and other pollinators.
Uses: It is commonly used as a hedging plant, as well as in mixed borders and as an accent plant. Its upright form makes it a good choice for adding height to a garden design. It is drought-tolerant once established and is also suitable for coastal gardens. Additionally, its leaves are aromatic when crushed, making it a popular choice for herb gardens.