Rob's plants
home garden plants wildlife seed photos
plant sale journal topics plantlinks fun guestbook

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 areas: rock garden zone, waterfall pondside

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

About my plant portraits
PlantLinks to other web pages about Teucrium hyrcanicum

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)
  6. Seed from '15 garden. Baggy 35F (7w) - 70F (no G, 20d)
  7. Seed from NARGS '20/'21 exchange. Baggy 35F (8w) - 70F (60%G, 5-18d)

I welcome comments about my web pages; feel free to use the form below to leave feedback about this particular page. For the benefit of other visitors to these pages, I will list any relevant comments you leave, and if appropriate, I will update my page to correct mis-information. Faced with an ever-increasing onslaught of spam, I'm forced to discard any comments including html markups. Please submit your comment as plain text. If you have a comment about the website as a whole, please leave it in my guestbook. If you have a question that needs a personal response, please e-mail me.

Your name

Your comments