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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Lower Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    Germander is a small, shrubby herb with bright flowers and a distinctive fragrance. It works well as a short, clipped hedge.

    Latin Name

    Teucrium chamaedrys


    Family

    Lamiaceae


    Also Known As

    Wall Germander


    Type of Plant

    Herb
    Perennials

    Bloom Season

    July - July


    Seasons

    Summer
    Winter
    Fall
    Spring

    Specifications

    Max Height: 1'
    Max Spread: 2'

    Uses

  • Herb
  • Hedge

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun

    Tollerances

  • Rabbit
  • Deer
  • Drought
  • Dry Soil

  • Attracted Wildlife

    Butterflies

    Colors


    Native Range

    Europe to Caucasus


    History

    Germander was used as edging in many colonial revival gardens, as well as for knot gardens during the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods.


    Other Details

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