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Germander

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SKU
9671
Planting Pros Recommend:

Scented Herbal Hedge, Sturdy Germander

  • Showy Rose-Purple Flowers Last Weeks
  • Aromatic Dark Green Foliage Has Waxy Finish
  • Strong Stems Held Stiffly Upright
  • Incredible Redolent Classic
  • Can Be Sheared
  • Create a Knot Garden, Herb Garden or Formal Parterre
  • Durable Modern Edging
  • Evergreen Subshrub
  • Use as Ground Cover in Well-Drained Soil and Full Sun

Look to the past to find today's inspiration! Germander (Teucrium chamaedrys) has graced the grounds of castles and thatch-covered cottages alike.

Germander is an evergreen plant that is both an edible herb and a decorative shrub! The small, waxy leaves grow all along the length of the upright stems.

Choose how you'll keep it in your landscape. Like Boxwood, it can be kept fluffy with a loose and natural look.

If you want to supply plenty of nectar for beneficial pollinators...put the trimmers down. Allow the rose-purple Germander flower spikes to grace your plants for several weeks in the middle of the growing season.

Germander is basically "Catnip" for butterflies! Anyone who is growing a Victory Garden needs to consider this classic choice to bring beneficial pollinators.

Deadhead the blooms off after they fade. Do it the easy way by simply grabbing the top of your plant, and trimming to take a bit "off the top".

You can also choose to keep it tightly pruned up like you would Boxwood with several shearings per season. This plant can become a trim and tidy hedge with a wonderfully organic look and incredible scented foliage without blooms.

Run them along the length of your pool deck to trap leaves from blowing into the water. Or, try them to decorate either side of your front walk.

Give Germander a starring role in a modern version of a formal Knot Garden. Herbs are the original living aromatherapy!

Plan a design that takes advantage of the dwarf, shrubby form to create an effective outline. Partner with your favorite Lavender, English Thyme, Yarrow, Hyssop, Dill and Bee Balm; then place an outdoor dining table nearby.

Germander's leaves give off a nice herbaceous scent when crushed. In the fall, the leaves develop a lovely reddish tint and persist through most of the winter.

This plant is a member of the Mint family and can also be used to control erosion and for bank stabilization. It makes a rewardingly lush mass planting when planted eight inches on center.

Plant Germander where you can enjoy it for its versatile beauty and incredible fragrant foliage. Order from our herbaceous plant experts today!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Germander Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Botanical Name Teucrium chamaedrys
Type Broad-Leaved Evergreen
Mature Height 8 - 12 inches
Mature Spread 12 - 18 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Low Once Established
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Blue
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
When To Prune Early Spring
Fragrant No