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Teucrium x lucidrys (Teucrium chamaedrys) in bloom

Teucrium x lucidrys


Germander Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plants can look a little messy after they've finished blooming, so give them a good haircut.  You don't need to be too careful; just use a large pair of scissors or hedging shears and cut off all the dead flower stems together with a good 1-2" of the leafy stems.  This plant responds really well to pruning and a good haircut will encourage new shoots to be produced and help to maintain a nice leafy, compact growth habit.


4-6 Inches


24-36 Inches


24-36 Inches

Teucrium x lucidrys Characteristics


  • Evergreen

Flower color

  • Pink

Growth habit (plant shape)

  • Mounding


  • Sunny all day - Coast
  • Morning sun

Season of interest (flowering)

  • Summer
  • Spring

Season of interest (foliage)

  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Winter
  • Summer

Critter resistance

  • Deer resistant

Wildlife appeal

  • Attracts bees
  • Attracts beneficial insects

Suggested uses

  • Groundcover
  • Firescaping
  • Container
  • Median strip
  • Green roof