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Teucrium fruticans /Silver Germander, Tutti-frutti

Teucrium fruticans     / Teucrium fruticans
Has silvery to gray colored foliage
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Has silvery to gray colored foliage

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A plant that has been cut back with new growth in spring

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Scientific Name: Teucrium fruticans
Common Name: Silver Germander, Tutti-frutti
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Herb
Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: A hardy perennial that is drought tolerant and can be used in casual or formal situations. Nice contrast of the lanvender-blue flowers with the gray foliage. Can be used in foundation plantings as a screen and in bordrers.