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Teucrium hyrcanicum

 
Teucrium hyrcanicum
Common name Caucasian germander
Family lamiaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z6-9)
Flowers bungundy (summer)
Size 24"
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes good garden soil
From seed give two months cold, then germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below
Seed ripenslate September

Flowers in dense spikes - lots of them, lasting for weeks above attractive crinkly foliage. Blooming for the first time in our garden several years ago, they were a surprise hit. We've grown more from seed just about every year since.

Caucasian germander
Teucrium hyrcanicum
Even after the flowers are faded, the plants look nice.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: driveway bed

Seed for this plant is included on my seed trade list

One or more images of this plant are included in my stock photo catalog

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '02 trade. Sowed to pot, set outside early January. Germination early May, about 15%
  2. Seed from '04 garden. Baggy 35F (2m) - 70F (40%G, 6-15d)
  3. Seed from '04 garden. Baggy 35F (8w) - 70F (36%G, 6-15d)
  4. Seed from '06 garden. Baggy 35F (8w) - 70F (60%G, 10-30d)
  5. Seed from '07 garden. Baggy 35F (7w) - 70F (51+%G, 6-11d)


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