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Teucrium x lucidrys (Hedge Germander) Herb Plant

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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.

Hedge Germander (Teucrium x lucidrys) Herb in 1 Litre Pot 

Hedge Germander is a shrubby, woody perennial with a spreading habit, that has been used in traditional knot gardens as it responds well to hard clipping in spring or autumn, for best results, cut Teucrium x lucidrys back after flowering. 

Teucrium x lucidrys is originally from Europe and Southwest Asia, and although only reaching heights of 10-30cm, it is a fabulous addition to the garden for its attractive foliage and stunning flowers. It is also particularly useful in dry soils and gravel gardens as it is drought-resistant.

The lipped flowers are a mixture of pale pink to deep purple and are carried on long spikes in clusters in mid to late summer. The leaves are oval, shiny green on top and hairy underneath. This is a plant for warm, well-drained lime-rich soil and eminently suitable for walls and rockeries.

This is a wonderful plant for bees and wasps.

Herb Usage

Although Hedge Germander is reputed to have some medicinal properties, self medication is not recommended as ingestion can cause liver damage.

Buy Hedge Germander Online

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

Teucrium x lucidrys (Hedge Germander) Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun
Soil Type Well-drained Fertile soil
Flower Colour Pink
Height 30cm
Spread 30cm
Latin Name Teucrium x lucidrys
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
    Hedge germander

    Posted by Fiona Kemp on 18th May 2021

    So pleased with whole order, plants healthy, good size and packaging the best I’ve seen - so glad I found this company.

  • 5

    Posted by Judy Willmott on 9th Jun 2020

    Lovely small but healthy Teucrium plants arrived well packed. Despite many companies warning of delays in sending plants Hooksgreen Herbs have been very prompt in sending out the plants. I shall be bringing on the plants before planting out as a small hedge in the autumn.