Wall Germander (Teucrium chamaedrys 'Summer Sunshine')

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 6 to 8 inches, can be pruned to keep a lower profile.
Plant Spread: 12 to 24 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Bright yellow, fading to chartreuse in summer. Evergreen in milder winter areas.
Fruit: Other: Fruits are small, brown and inconspicuous.
Fruiting Time: Other
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Other Beneficial Insects
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Self
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Posted by valleylynn (Dallas, OR - Zone 8b) on Jul 13, 2018 12:24 PM

Discovered by Jack Broxholme of Burlington, Ontario around 1999, as a sport of the plain green species form.
This plant makes a wonderful alpine/rock garden plant and can be easily pruned for desired height and spread.

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