Seaside & Small Coast Germander

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SEASIDE & SMALL COAST GERMANDER, Teucrium canadense Seaside Germander -Teucriam cubense Small Coast Germander Labiatae, Mint Family

DESCRIPTION: Erect, herbaceous perennial
Height: To 30 inches feet
Flowers: Pink = T. canadense, 1/4 to 1/2 inch long; white = T.cubense 1/8 to 1/2 inch long, all year
Fruit: Nutlet
Foliage: Simple, no dissections = T. canadense oval 4 1/2 inches long and 2 inches wide. Deeply lobed = T. cubense 2 inches long and 1 inch wide
Growth rate: Moderate

Sun: Full shade to partial sun
Soil: Sandy or clay soils
Drainage: Good
Water: Moist
Maintenance: Medium: can grow out of bounds easily - use container without holes
Propagation: Seeds

NATIVE HABITAT: Roadsides, thickets, low areas, palm groves



COMMENTS: This clump forming, year-around blooming plant is perfect for moist places like resacas, river banks or ponds and is easily grown and maintained.

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