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Teucrium hircanicum 'Purple Tails' (Germander 'Purple Tails') Herb Plant


Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Teucrium hircanicum 'Purple Tails' (Germander 'Purple Tails') Herb in 9 cm Pot.

A Beautiful shrubby aromatic perennial with a creeping rootstock. It has long kitten like purple tails giving a lovely upright show from July to October.

Herb usage

A bitter, astringent, anti inflammatory. Used for a number of remedies as well as being combined with other herbs. Leaves are used to flavour liqueurs vermouth and tonic wines.

Buy Germander 'Purple Tails' Online

Our potted Germander 'Purple Tails' herb plants are generally available to buy online between March and September.

Teucrium hircanicum 'Purple Tails' (Germander 'Purple Tails') Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun
Soil Type Well-drained Fertile soil
Flower Colour Purple
Height 60cm
Spread 30cm
Latin Name Teucrium hircanicum 'Purple Tails'
Hardiness RHS rating H5 - Hardy - cold winter
Culinary None
Scented Foliage
Medicinal/Cosmetic Herbal medicine
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Pollinator Friendly
Type of Garden Cottage/Informal
  • 5
    Germander: Purple Tails

    Posted by Allison on 17th Jul 2023

    Three very healthy plants received, complete with tall full-flowered 'tails'. These look especially good next to violet or pink flowered herbaceous plants, adding both height and colour to my border.

  • 5
    an unusual plant that Have never heard of

    Posted by Angela Sheffield on 3rd Apr 2023

    It is the first time I have ever used your mail order plants I will be buying more from you from now on